Creamy avocado black bean salsa

    30 min

    This is a superb salsa. Use it as a dip or a sandwich filler. Sweetcorn, black beans, cottage cheese, avocado, plum tomatoes and salsa are mixed together. Try it as an appetiser for your next summer barbecue.

    54 people made this

    Serves: 10 

    • 1 ear sweetcorn, husked and cleaned
    • 1 (400g) tin black beans
    • 900g cottage cheese
    • 1 avocado, peeled, pitted and diced
    • 2 plum tomatoes, seeded and diced
    • 450g salsa
    • 400g tortilla chips (optional)

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:30min 

    1. Place sweetcorn on the cob in a microwave-safe dish with 5mm of water. Cover and microwave on medium high for 4 minutes or until tender. Cool under running water and slice kernels from cob. Set aside.
    2. Cook the black beans in a small saucepan over medium heat until warm and tender, about 10 minutes. Strain and rinse under cold water to remove liquid and excess salt. Set aside.
    3. Place the cottage cheese, avocado, tomatoes, sweetcorn, black beans and salsa. Stir until well blended. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve. Serve with tortilla chips, if desired.

    Recently viewed

    Reviews & ratings
    Average global rating:

    Reviews in English (47)


    This recipe is scrumptious! After looking at the ingredients, I knew I was going to love it. It’s easy to alter according to your preference: I used an extra ½ can of black beans, frozen baby white corn (I microwaved it), and extra avocado. I also made my own salsa recipe really quickly with lots of garlic and cilantro!! One night, my family spooned it over hot baked potatoes, and we loved every bite. We also have added chicken from the barbeque and a little bit of cheddar and put it over baked potatoes. Dave, thank you for sharing your recipe that is now one of our favorites!  -  19 Apr 2005  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)


    I didn't read the recipe properly before I made this one. I just threw everything together in a bowl (minus the fresh tomatoe and avocado). It tasted alright, but I left it in the fridge overnight. The next day I added the avocados and tomatoes and the flavours had melted together and it was amazing! Perfect healthy snack and especially great before I work out. Thanks and I will make this one regularly.  -  10 Mar 2008  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)


    I made a small batch just tosee if I'd like it and I sure did. The next batch I made full size, but as I was mixing the avocado with the cottage cheese I had 2 ideas. The first was I mashed the avocado and mixed it with the small curd cheese until well blended. Then I thought this would make a great wrap, so I heated the beans and corn with half the salsa. I spread about 3 tbs of the avocado mixture on warm WW tortillas, spread the bean mixture over that and topped with a little more salsa and diced tomato. Absolutely delicious! Great recipe!  -  26 May 2010  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)