Black Turtle Beans with Corn
Turtle beans are the star in this salsa along with the fresh seasonal corn.
Recipe type: Salad
  • 2 cups uncooked black turtle beans
  • 2 cups fresh corn (2-3 ears),uncooked
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 cup fresh tomatoes, chopped
  • 2-4 tablespoons parsley
  • ¼ cup red onion,chopped
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • ¼ cup cilantro or basil, chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste
  1. Place the beans in a pot and cover with water. Soak overnight.
  2. Drain the beans and add fresh water and bring to a boil and simmer for 1½ hours until tender.
  3. Drain and place in a large bowl to cool.
  4. Add all the other ingredients and stir gently.
  5. Adjust for taste.
This can be made ahead and served at room temperature.
A great salad for a BBQ and large crowd.
This recipe can be doubled.
Recipe by California Greek Girl at