Southwest Corn and Tomatoes Recipe
“I came up with this recipe to use an over-abundance of corn from the garden one year. Everyone liked it so much that I substituted frozen corn so I could make it all year round,” writes Trisha Kruse of Eagle, Idaho.
- 1 package (16 ounces) frozen corn, thawed
- 5 plum tomatoes, seeded and coarsely chopped
- 1 large onion, chopped
- 2 jalapeno peppers, seeded and finely chopped
- 3 garlic cloves, minced
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1. In a large bowl, combine the corn, tomatoes, onion, jalapenos and garlic. Drizzle with oil; toss to coat. Transfer to a 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan coated with cooking spray.
- 2. Bake at 425° for 20-25 minutes or until onion is tender, stirring twice. Spoon into a bowl. Stir in cilantro and salt. Serve warm. Yield: 6 servings.
2/3 cup equals 130 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 205 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 vegetable, 1 fat.
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