Fresh Corn and Butter Bean Salsa


This corn and bean salsa is a great vegetarian side dish! The fresh sweetcorn, along with plenty of coriander, lime juice and garlic make it a fresh and flavoursome addition to any meal.

It is equally as good enjoyed as a meal on it’s own.

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5 from 2 votes

Corn and Butter Bean Salsa

This quick to make side is a great one for taking to a BBQ in summer!
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time14 minutes
Total Time19 minutes
Course: Appetizer, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: Australian
Keyword: corn and butterbean, corn salsa, salsa thermomix
Servings: 6 serves
Calories: 136kcal


  • 3 ears corn
  • 2 garlic cloves (10g)
  • 15-20 g coriander leaves
  • 1/2 large red chilli or jalepeno roughly chopped (seeds and membranes removed for mild)
  • 30 g lime juice
  • 30 g olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp cracked black pepper
  • 400 g tin butter beans
  • 60 g red capsicum diced in to small pieces
  • 5 g spring onion very thinly sliced (approx. 1/2 of a spring onion)


  • Slice the bases off the ears of corn. Peel off the husks and remove the silky strings. Rinse under the tap.
  • One by one, stand each ear of corn on its base on a cutting board. Use one hand to support the corn, and in the other, use a sharp knife to slice off the kernels.
  • Place corn kernels basket, then set this in place in mixer bowl. Add 500g water. Steam 14 minutes/100/speed 3/MC on.
  • Remove basket from bowl and rinse kernels under cold tap until corn is completely cold. Drain well.
  • Into mixer bowl, place garlic, coriander and chilli (if using). Chop 4 seconds/speed 7/MC on. Scrape down bowl.
  • Add lime juice, oil, salt and pepper. Combine 2 seconds/speed 4/MC on.
  • Add corn, beans, capsicum and spring onion. Mix 30 seconds/reverse/speed 2/MC on.


– Chilli in this dish is purely optional, it is delicious with or without.
– A diced tomato goes nicely mixed through this salsa.


Serving: 1serve | Calories: 136kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Sodium: 202mg | Potassium: 498mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 508IU | Vitamin C: 34mg | Calcium: 47mg | Iron: 3mg

Please note, nutrition information is calculated via an online recipe nutrition calculator and is a guide only. It is provided as a courtesy and is not guaranteed 100% accurate. I am not a nutritionist or trained health professional.

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8 years ago

Looks delicious and I actually have all the ingredients!

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