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Calico Corn Salad Recipe

Calico Corn Salad Recipe

With a full-time job and my own catering business, I appreciate delicious food that can be prepared ahead, like this colorful zippy salad. My family and friends are glad to sample the new dishes I prepare, especially when they turn out as good as this one. -Henry Tindal, Red Bank, New Jersey
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling YIELD:8-10 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 packages (16 ounces each) frozen corn, thawed
  • 4 small zucchini, finely chopped
  • 1 large sweet red pepper, finely chopped
  • 2 cans (4 ounces each) chopped green chilies, drained
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2/3 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 2 to 2-1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the corn, zucchini, red pepper, chilies and onion.
  • 2. In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine remaining ingredients; shake well. Drizzle over salad and stir gently. Chill for several hours or overnight. Yield: 8-10 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 191 calories, 15 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 494 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 2 g protein.