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Grilled Corn Salsa

 Grilled Corn Salsa
Lime juice lends a tartness to this colorful salsa - a zippy mixture of corn, sweet red pepper, red onion and jalapeno peppers. With its great grilled flavor, this chunky dip is perfect for summer gatherings and patio parties. Lori Fiock of Warren, Indiana shared the recipe.
6 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Grill: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 6 medium ears sweet corn
  • 3 teaspoons canola oil, divded
  • 1 large sweet red pepper, quartered and seeded
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 2 medium jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Tortilla chips

Directions

  • Remove husks from corn; brush corn and sweet red pepper with 2
  • teaspoons oil. Using long-handled tongs, moisten a paper towel with
  • cooking oil and lightly coat the grill rack.
  • Prepare grill for indirect heat using a drip pan. Place corn over
  • drip pan and grill, covered, over indirect medium heat for 20-25
  • minutes or until tender, turning often.
  • Grill red pepper over indirect medium heat for 5 minutes on each side
  • or until tender. Cool.
  • Cut corn from cobs and dice the sweet red pepper; transfer to a large
  • bowl. Stir in the onion, jalapenos, lime juice, salt and remaining
  • oil; toss to coat. Serve with tortilla chips. Yield: 3 cups.
Nutritional Facts: One 1/4-cup serving (calculated without tortilla chips) equals 61 calories,

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Grilled Corn Salsa (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 2 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 56 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1/2 starch.
Wine: Sweet Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.