BLACK BEAN & CORN SALSA

Ingredients:
1 14.5 oz can black beans, drained and rinsed
1 14.5 oz can corn kernels
1/2 medium sweet red pepper, chopped (opt)
1/2 medium red onion, chopped
3 roma tomatoes, seeded and finely diced
1/4 cup (50 mL) chopped cilantro
¼ cup jicama, chopped
2 fresh jalapeno peppers, seeded and minced
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 small Mexican limes (30 mL) lime juice or more, depending on taste
1 tsp (5 mL) salt, cumin, garlic, other Mexican seasonings you have on hand, and even some hot sauce, if you are so inclined…just season to taste!!

DIRECTIONS:
In a mixing bowl, toss together all the ingredients. Taste, and adjust seasoning if necessary.
Let sit at room temperature for about 30 minutes or refrigerated for at least one hour before serving.
Servings: Makes about 4 cups
*** This is good with chips, or on taco’s, or as a side dish, even in tuna fish!!! It is extremely versatile**

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