Italian dressing seasons grilled corn, fresh tomatoes, and tender spinach in this side-dish recipe that's an obvious choice to serve at cookouts.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Recipe Summary

active:
15 mins
total:
55 mins
Servings:
6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Brush each ear of corn with some of the Italian salad dressing; sprinkle each ear with chopped rosemary. Grill corn on the rack of an uncovered grill directly over medium to medium-hot coals for 20 minutes or until tender, turning often. Cool slightly. (Or, preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Bake brushed ears, in a shallow baking pan, for 30 minutes, turning once.)

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  • Cut each ear of corn crosswise into thirds. Set a 1-gallon sealable plastic bag in a large, shallow bowl; place corn and sliced tomatoes in bag. Pour remaining dressing over vegetables. Seal bag and let vegetables stand 20 minutes before serving, or chill for at least 4 hours or up to 24 hours, turning bag once or twice.

  • To serve, arrange spinach leaves on six chilled plates. Remove corn and tomatoes from bag with a slotted spoon, reserving dressing. Arrange corn and tomatoes on top of spinach. Pass the reserved dressing.

Nutrition Facts

138 calories; protein 4.1g 8% DV; carbohydrates 27.9g 9% DV; exchange other carbs 2; dietary fiber 4.8g 19% DV; sugars 1.9g; fat 3.4g 5% DV; saturated fat 0.5g 2% DV; cholesterol 1.1mg; vitamin a iu 1327IU 27% DV; vitamin c 17.4mg 29% DV; calcium 20.2mg 2% DV; iron 2mg 11% DV; magnesium 49.7mg 18% DV; potassium 408.4mg 11% DV; sodium 413.9mg 17% DV.