"The tradition of Italian cooking is that of the matriarch. This is the cooking of grandma. She didn't waste time thinking too much about the celery. She got the best celery she could and then she dealt with it."--Mario Batali
1 can black beans, drained 1 T. cilantro, finely chopped 1 can corn, drained 1/2 tsp. garlic powder 1/4 cup Ranch dressing 1/2 tsp. chili powder 1/4 cup Italian dressing 3 dashes of Tabasco hot sauce 1/2 a green pepper, finely chopped 1/2 tsp. pepper 1/2 red onion, finely chopped Jalapena pepper, finely chopped (opt).
Combine ingredients and chill several hours. Serve with tortilla chips.
May be made the day before and refrigerated overnight.
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