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Grilled Corn Salsa Recipe

Grilled Corn Salsa Recipe

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.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Grill: 25 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

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

Directions

  • 1. Brush corn and red pepper with 2 teaspoons oil. Coat grill rack with cooking spray before starting the grill. Prepare grill for indirect heat. Grill corn, 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. Cool.
  • 2. Cut corn from cobs and dice the red pepper; place in a bowl. Add the onion, jalapenos, lime juice, salt and remaining oil; toss to coat. Serve with tortilla chips. Yield: 3 cups.
Editor's Note: Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup: 61 calories, 2g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 56mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 2g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1/2 starch.

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