Children's Garden in Residence

Rainbow Salsa

Prep time: 15 minutes

Makes: 4 servings (1 Cup)


1 15 oz. can of black beans

1 15 oz. can of corn

2-3  green onions

1 bell pepper (if possible, use red or orange peppers)

1 small bunch of cilantro (2-3 Tbsp.)

½ chopped jalapeno (optional)


  1. Wash vegetables and herbs

  2. Dice bell pepper and (optional) jalapeno, add to bowl

  3. Finely chop cilantro and green onion, add to bowl

  4. Open cans of corn and beans, drain and rinse with water, add to bowl

  5. Mix all ingredients together and enjoy!


This recipe can be eaten as a side salad, a sandwich topping, or served with whole grain tortilla chips.

Credit to the University of Minnesota Extension

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