Corn, currently coming into season, is high in fiber and rich in antioxidants. Corn’s overuse in American cuisine – especially its bi-products, like corn syrup and cornstarch – has earned it a mixed reputation, but fresh organic corn is a great way to mix up your carbs, and to add extra vitamins and minerals. Check out these recipes for ideas.
1. Bean and Corn Salsa
Not sure what to bring to your next barbecue? You could pick up a jar of salsa and a bag of tortilla chips at the convenience store, or you could impress your friends with this salsa!
Fresh tomato, fresh corn, canned black beans, tomatillos, and onion form the base, which is then seasoned with salt, pepper, lime, and the hot sauce of your choice. Eat with chips or veggies, or use it to top just about anything. Find the full recipe here.