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Spicy Corn and Black Bean Relish

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. + chilling


6-8 servings

This relish can be served as a salad or garnish with a Southwestern meal—it's especially good with chicken.--Gail Segreto, Elizabeth, Colorado


  • 2-1/2 cups fresh or frozen corn, cooked
  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 3/4 to 1 cup chopped seeded anaheim chili peppers
  • 1/8 to 1/4 cup chopped seeded jalapeno peppers
  • 1/4 cup vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper


  1. In a large bowl, combine corn, beans and peppers. Combine remaining ingredients in a small bowl; pour over corn mixture and toss to coat. Chill.
Peppers (Hot)
Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.

Nutrition Facts

2 tablespoons: 128 calories, 4g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 295mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 5g fiber), 5g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat.

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