Spicy Black Bean and Peanut Salsa


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Appears in

A World in My Kitchen

A World in My Kitchen

By Peter Gordon

Published 2003

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The black beans to use here are not Chinese salted black beans. They are, in fact, a dried bean usually associated with Mexican or Spanish cooking. This salsa is delicious eaten with grilled corn on the cob, grilled fish and grilled meats.


  • 150 g (5 oz) dried black beans or black-eyed beans
  • 1 red onion, peeled and f


Place beans in a saucepan and cover with plenty of cold water (so that you have 10 cm (4 in) of water above the beans); place a lid on the pan and bring to the boil. Cook 1 minute, then turn off heat and l