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Cool Fresh Corn Relish

August/September 2006

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Serve this fresh summertime treat as a vegetable side dish or as a condiment to accompany your favorite grilled fish, chicken or steak.


Cool Fresh Corn Relish Recipe

Makes: 12 servings, about 1/3 cup each

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Ingredients

  • 5 large ears corn, (about 3 cups kernels)
  • 1 1/2 cups finely diced sweet onion
  • 3/4 cup finely chopped flat-leaf parsley, (1-2 bunches)
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Preparation

  1. Microwave corn, in the husks, on High until steaming and just tender, 7 to 9 minutes. When cool enough to handle, remove the husks and silk. (Alternatively, bring a large pot of water to a boil. Remove husks and silk from the corn and boil until just tender, about 5 minutes.) Slice the kernels from the corn using a sharp knife.
  2. Combine the corn kernels, onion, parsley, lime juice, oil and salt in a medium bowl. Serve at room temperature or cold.

Tips & Notes

  • Make Ahead Tip: Cover and refrigerate for up to 3 days.

Nutrition

Per serving: 65 calories; 3 g fat (0 g sat, 2 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 10 g carbohydrates; 2 g protein; 1 g fiber; 59 mg sodium; 163 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (15% daily value).

Carbohydrate Servings: 1/2

Exchanges: 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat


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