Salsa is a tasty item that always makes for a popular snack. Whether it’s movie night or you’re entertaining, salsa is a great option to serve. There are many different types of salsa other than the traditional tomato based salsa. This Texas Bean Salsa is full of flavorful vegetables. It’s super easy to make. It doesn’t require any special equpment. It doesn’t call for much work, it requires only some chopping and mixing. It’s a colorful dish that will be appealing to both the stomach and the eyes. While it is perfect for snacking, you could also incorporate it into a recipe for something like chicken and rice, where it would add both color and flavor to the dish. Or you could combine it with pasta and turn it into a pasta salad. Here’s instructions on how to make it.
Texas Bean Salsa
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- large mixing bowl
- measuring cup
- cutting board
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- 1 cup sweet onion chopped
- 1 green bell pepper chopped
- 1 red bell pepper chopped
- 15 oz can black eyed peas drained and rinsed
- 15 oz can black beans drained and rinsed
- 15 oz can or corn kernels drained and rinsed
- 1 cup tomatoes diced
- 2 large jalapeños diced and seeds removed
- 1 1/4 cups zesty Italian dressing
Place all the ingredients into a large mixing bowl. Use a big bowl with a lid, so you can prepare, serve and store in the same bowl.
Refrigerate for about two hours before serving.