Blackened Corn Salad & More Healthy Summer Side Dishes

Aug 24 2017
Summer isn't over yet! Whether you're looking for side dishes for your final cookout of the season or just delicious dishes to snack on throughout the week, these recipes are here to please...

Hungry Girl's Healthy Better Than Ever Blackened Corn Salad Recipe

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1/4th of recipe (about 3/4 cup): 95 calories, 1g total fat (0g sat. fat), 303mg sodium, 20.5g carbs, 2.5g fiber, 6.5g sugars, 3g protein

This recipe just screams summer! Enjoy some with your entrée, or use it as a protein topper...

Prep: 15 minutes
Cook: 10 minutes


2 cups frozen sweet corn kernels

1/4 tsp. chili powder

1/2 tsp. ground cumin

1 cup chopped tomatoes

1/2 cup finely chopped red onion

1/2 cup finely chopped green bell pepper

2 tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro

2 tbsp. seeded and finely chopped jalapeño pepper

1 tbsp. lime juice

2 tsp. chopped garlic

1/2 tsp. salt

1/4 tsp. black pepper


Bring a skillet sprayed with nonstick spray to medium-high heat. Add corn, and sprinkle with chili powder and 1/4 tsp. cumin. Cook and stir until blackened, about 7 minutes.

In a medium-large bowl, combine all remaining ingredients, including remaining 1/4 tsp. cumin. Mix until uniform.

Fold in blackened corn. Cover and refrigerate until ready to use. (It tastes great chilled!)


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