Chipotle & Pinto Bean Salsa

Creating your own salsa using whole, flavorful ingredients will make those tortilla chips and that burrito more than just another party snack or midday meal.
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  • 2 1/2 cupsServings

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups cooked pinto beans
  • 1 cup diced Roma or heirloom tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh basil
  • 1/4 cup minced green onion
  • Zest and juice of 1 lime
  • 1 clove garlic, puréed
  • 3 tbsp minced chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
  • 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tsp unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt

Preparation

  1. To a medium bowl, add beans. Using a fork, mash about half of beans. Add remaining ingredients and mix until fully incorporated. Refrigerate for 10 minutes to let the flavors come together.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: 1/4 cup
  • Calories: 72
  • Carbohydrate Content: 9 g
  • Fat Content: 3 g
  • Fiber Content: 3 g
  • Protein Content: 3 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 0.5 g
  • Sodium Content: 85 mg
  • Sugar Content: 1 g