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Quick and Easy Corn Salsa Recipe

Quick and Easy Corn Salsa Recipe

Colorful corn salsa is sure to be a hit with family and friends. It’s an easy accompaniment to an outdoor cookout and adds a kick of flavor to whatever’s on the grill.—Shirley A. Glaab, Hattiesburg, Mississippi
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling YIELD:20 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cups frozen corn, thawed
  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 5 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, finely chopped
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, finely chopped
  • 1/3 cup rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Dash cayenne pepper
  • 2/3 cup minced fresh cilantro

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the first five ingredients. In another bowl, whisk the vinegar, oil, mustard, salt, pepper sauce, pepper and cayenne. Stir in cilantro. Drizzle over corn mixture and toss to coat.
  • 2. Chill until serving. Serve with your favorite snack chips or grilled meats. Yield: 5 cups.
Editor's Note: Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.

Nutritional Facts

1/4 cup equals 50 calories, 1 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 119 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 1/2 starch.

Wine Pairings

Sweet Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.