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Colorful Corn Salsa

This colorful salsa is worth the extra time it takes to grill the ears of corn. The flavor goes well with barbecued meats, but it's also tasty served with chips. —Nancy Horsburgh, Everett, Ontario
  • Total Time
    Prep: 30 min. Grill: 20 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    about 2-1/2 cups

Ingredients

  • 2 medium ears sweet corn in husks
  • 2 medium tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped green pepper
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped sweet red pepper
  • 1 teaspoon minced seeded jalapeno pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper
  • Tortilla chips

Directions

  • Peel back husks of corn but don't remove; remove silk. Replace husks and tie with kitchen string. Place corn in a bowl and cover with water; soak for 20 minutes. Drain. Grill corn, covered, over medium-high heat for 20-35 minutes or until husks are blackened and corn is tender, turning several times. Cool.
  • Remove corn from cobs and place in a bowl. Add tomatoes, onion, cilantro, lime juice, peppers, salt and pepper. Serve with tortilla chips.
Editor's Note
Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.
Nutrition Facts
1/4 cup: 24 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 64mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable.

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