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Black Bean-Chipotle Salsa

Serve this tangy salsa, featuring nutrient-rich canned pineapple, black beans and pimentos, with any grilled meat or chicken!

Recipe by Canned Food Alliance
latin, mexican, dairy free, nut free, sugar free, vegan, vegetarian, snacks, labor day


  • 1 can (8 ounces) pineapple slices in juice, drained
  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 cup canned pimentos, diced
  • 1/2 cup onion, diced
  • 1 can (4 ounces) diced green chiles
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 chipotle pepper, puréed and strained*
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin seed, toasted**
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  1. Grill pineapple slices on gas or charcoal grill until slices have brown grill marks, turning once.
  2. Cut into 1/2-inch dices.
  3. In a large bowl, combine pineapple with remaining ingredients except salt and pepper; mix well.
  4. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.