Race Day Salsa

  • Recipe By
  • Published Jun 21st
  • Ready In35m
  • Servings10
  • Calories129
Extremely fresh and crunchy, not your typical salsa! This is my husband's special treat for NASCAR Race Days. Can be frozen for up to 3 months with some loss of texture.

Race Day Salsa Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Race Day Salsa for 10 servings:

  • 4 ears corn on the cob with husks
  • 2 (15 ounce) cans no-salt-added black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 6 Roma (plum) tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 red onion, diced
  • 2 jalapeno peppers, chopped
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 (12 fluid ounce) can tomato juice
  • 1 (14 ounce) can tomato sauce
  • 1 pinch kosher salt, or to taste
  • 1 pinch ground black pepper, or to taste

Race Day Salsa Cooking Instructions

  • Prep15m
  • Cook20m
  • Ready In35m

To cook Race Day Salsa, you need about 15 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Race Day Salsa is about 20 minutes , and you can serve your Race Day Salsa within 35 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Race Day Salsa easily:

  1. 1 Preheat grill for medium heat and lightly oil the grate.
  2. 2 Place ears onto the heated grill; roast corn until husks show burn marks on all sides and corn kernels are cooked through, about 20 minutes. Turn ears of corn often.
  3. 3 Let corn ears cool until they can be handled; pull back husks and cut the roasted kernels from the ears. Place kernels into a large salad bowl.
  4. 4 Lightly toss corn with black beans, plum tomatoes, green bell pepper, red onion, jalapeno peppers, lime juice, cilantro, and garlic. Pour tomato juice and tomato sauce over the salsa; toss again. Season with kosher salt and black pepper.
  5. 5 Chill salsa at least 1 hour, preferably overnight.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 129 calories; 0.6 gram of fat; 26.1 grams of carbohydrates; 7.2 grams of protein; 0 milligrams of cholesterol; 363 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Feb 22nd 2016

    It was just okay for us. Lacked seasoning. We didn't care for the tomato juice/sauce combo either.

  2. Nov 2nd 2013

    Great salsa! I used canned diced tomatoes, and instead of tomato juice, I just used the liquid from the tomatoes, which worked well. Only regular black beans on hand, so I used those. I had ...

  3. Jul 23rd 2012

    First time I made the salsa as written, it was good. I made it again with the beans on hand, which were not low-sodium and I have to say, it tasted even better. I did rinse the beans to rid ...