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Pineapple Black Bean Salsa

  • Author: Chocolate Covered Cheetah


  • 1 large pineapple
  • 1/2 red pepper, chopped small
  • 2 tbsp white onion, chopped small
  • 1 tbsp jalapeño pepper, seeds removed, chopped small
  • 1 medium sized avocado, chopped small
  • 1 cup black beans, drained
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp coriander
  • 2 tbsp cilantro, chopped small


  1. Cut off the top third of the pineapple
  2. Hollow out the bottom half, leaving about a 1/2 inch layer of pineapple all the way around as the base for the “bowl”, chop the removed pineapple meat into small pieces
  3. Remove the top and the skin from the top third of the pineapple and chop the pineapple meat into small pieces
  4. Add the pineapple pieces to a large bowl
  5. Add the red pepper, onions, jalapeños, avocado and black beans to the bowl, mix
  6. In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, vinegar, lime juice, sea salt and coriander
  7. Pour dressing over salsa, mix
  8. Mix in the cilantro
  9. Spoon salsa into “pineapple bowl” for serving