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Quick and Easy Corn Salsa

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
  • Makes
    5 cups

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

  • 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.
  • Chill until serving. Serve with your favorite snack chips or grilled meats.
Editor's Note
Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.
Nutrition Facts
1/4 cup: 50 calories, 1g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 119mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 2g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 starch.

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