← Back to Search Results
Farm Stand Corn Salsa

Photo by:
Comments: 0
 

Recipe

Fresh ingredients make the liveliest, best-tasting salasas. Corn, tomatoes, cucumbers, and cantaloupe(!) come together in a refreshing combination of flavors and textures. A dash of cumin, some lime juice, and a little oil pull it all together. Whether atop fish or in a taco, these new sauces add excitement and color to a dish!

Yield: Makes 4 cups

Ingredients

  • 2 cups fresh corn kernels (from 4 ears of corn)
  • 2 cups diced seeded ripe tomatoes (¼-inch dice)
  • 2 teaspoons finely minced green jalapeno pepper
  • 3 scallions (white bulbs and 3 inches green), thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ½ cup diced seeded Kirby cucumber (¼-inch dice)
  • ½ cup diced cantaloupe (½-inch dice)
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh mint leaves
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Directions

1. Bring a saucepan of salted water to a boil, add the corn, and cook until just tender, 2 minutes. Drain, run under cold water, and drain again. Pat dry.

2. Combine the corn, tomatoes, jalapeño, scallions, olive oil, lime juice, and cumin in a medium-size bowl. Refrigerate, covered, for up to 6 hours.

3. Shortly before serving, toss in the cucumber, cantaloupe, and mint, and season with salt and pepper.


© 2008 Sheila Lukins
 

Nutritional Information

Nutrients per serving (% daily value)

Nutritional information is based on 16 servings and includes 1/8 teaspoon added salt per cup.

46kcal (2%)
10mg (1%)
8mg (14%)
24mcg RAE (1%)
181mg
19mg
2g
3g
1g
9g
0mg (0%)
81mg (3%)
0g (1%)
1g (2%)
1mg (3%)
 

Would you like to leave a comment about this recipe?

Notify me of new comments on this recipe. Add comment

We'd love to hear what you think!

Please or to add a comment to this recipe.
 

Discover Related Recipes

Sign up for
The Cookstr Weekly

Free handpicked cookbook recipes delivered straight to your inbox

Explore Cookbooks on Cookstr

good-to-the-grain Good to the Grain
by Kim Boyce
food-to-live-by Food to Live By
by Myra Goodman
gluten-free-and-vegan-holidays Gluten-Free and Vegan Holidays
by Jennifer Katzinger
fruits-of-the-harvest-recipes-to-celebrate-kwanzaa-and-other-holidays Fruits of the Harvest: Reci...
by Eric V. Copage
lucindas-authentic-jamaican-kitchen Lucinda's Authentic Jamaica...
by Lucinda Scala Quinn
the-mozza-cookbook The Mozza Cookbook
by Nancy Silverton
bistro-cooking-at-home-more-than-150-classic-and-contemporary-dishes Bistro Cooking at Home: Mor...
by Gordon Hamersley
cooking-with-too-hot-tamales Cooking with Too Hot Tamales
by Mary Sue Milliken, Susan Feniger
lucid-food Lucid Food
by Louisa Shafia
american-masala American Masala
by Suvir Saran
once-upon-a-tart-soups-salads-muffins-and-more-from-new-york-citys-favorite-bakeshop-and-cafe Once Upon a Tart: Soups, Sa...
by Frank Mentesana, Jerome Audureau
125-best-cupcake-recipes 125 Best Cupcake Recipes
by Julie Hasson
Already a member? Sign in here
Close_overlay

Sign up to Cookstr!

  • Receive a free, handpicked selection of recipes in your inbox weekly
  • Save, share and comment on your favorite recipes in My Cookstr
  • Get updates on new cookbooks, Cookstr features, and other exclusives we know you'll love
Spinner
By signing up you accept the
Terms of Use and Privacy Policy
New to Cookstr? Sign up here
Close_overlay

Sign in to Cookstr

Keep me logged in
close
Thanks for commenting!
Would you like to share your comment on Facebook or Twitter?