Grilled Corn & Black Beans Salsa

Here’s something refreshing for your next backyard BBQ party or whenever really. A simple Grilled Corn & Black Beans Salsa to go along with tortilla chips. Tomatoes and corn are in season so get that grilling and chopping ready. Enjoy.

Grilled Corn & Black Beans Salsa


  • 4 large tomatoes chopped
  • 2 ears corn
  • 4 scallions chopped
  • 1 can black beans drained
  • dried cilantro or chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 seeded Serrano pepper chopped(use a whole one if you want SPICY)
  • salt & pepper
  • garlic powder
  • chili powder
  • 1 lime or lemon


  • Use outdoor grill if you prefer. I used my copper grill for the corn. Grill all sides and cool down before cutting off the kernels.
  • In a bowl, combine the chopped tomatoes, scallions, serrano pepper, cilantro(dried or chopped fresh), and sprinkle of salt & pepper.
  • Add the drained black beans.
  • Cut the kernels off of the corn husk. Refer to the video on how to do this.
  • Add the kernels into the bowl.
  • Add juice of 1 lime or lemon then stir everything together. Season again with salt and black pepper. Sprinkle garlic powder and chili powder then stir the whole thing together.
  • Chill in the fridge for a few hours before serving.

Serve with Tortilla Chips.

Dexie Jane

Mother of 2. She drinks coffee everyday and wine on the weekends. She devours massive amount of chocolate, pork, and sushi. She loves to dance in her living room and binge-watches KDRAMA, historical dramas, and excessive unhealthy dose of Crime/Murder mysteries/dramas/documentaries. She's also a proud Bibliophile and loves being a bargain fashionista & SHOEHOLIC!

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