Edamame and corn kernels take on incredible flavor when cooked in bacon pan drippings. Add red onion, fresh cilantro, and a bit of jalapeño and you'll be serving up a scrumptious side dish in just 35 minutes. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cook bacon in a large skillet over medium heat until crisp. Using a slotted spoon, remove the bacon, reserving 2 tablespoons of the drippings in the skillet (discard the remaining drippings). Drain the bacon on paper towels. Crumble the bacon; set aside. Add corn and edamame to the reserved drippings in the skillet; cook and stir for 3 to 4 minutes or just until the vegetables are crisp-tender.

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  • Stir together the crumbled bacon, the corn-edamame mixture, the tomatoes, red onion, cilantro, and chile pepper in a large bowl.

  • For dressing, combine oil, lime peel, lime juice, garlic, cumin, chili powder, and salt in a small screw-top jar. Cover and shake well to mix. Pour the dressing over the corn mixture; toss gently to coat.

Tips

Tip: Because chile peppers contain volatile oils that can burn your skin and eyes, avoid direct contact with them as much as possible. When working with chile peppers, wear plastic or rubber gloves. If your bare hands do touch the peppers, wash your hands and nails well with soap and warm water.

To make ahead: Prepare as directed. Cover and chill for up to 4 hours before serving.

Nutrition Facts

182 calories; 10.7 g total fat; 2.9 g saturated fat; 9 mg cholesterol; 160 mg sodium. 217 mg potassium; 16.9 g carbohydrates; 3.1 g fiber; 4 g sugar; 6.8 g protein; 527 IU vitamin a iu; 16 mg vitamin c; 28 mcg folate; 45 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 15 mg magnesium;