Hot Bean and Corn Salsa

If you’re at a loss for what to serve for the start of football season, you’ll want to try our recipe for hot bean and corn salsa. With its combination of green chilies and fresh jalapeños, this side will be sure to spice up game day!

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Preparation time: 30 minutes. Chilling time: At least 1 hour.



In a small bowl, whisk together lime juice, garlic, salt, and black pepper. Place remaining ingredients in a large bowl; stir gently to combine. Add dressing from small bowl and toss gently to coat well. Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour to allow flavors to blend. Stir gently and serve with baked tortilla chips or tortillas or enjoy as a side dish or salad.

Yield: 8 cups. Serving size: 1/2 cup.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 120, Carbohydrates: 17 g, Protein: 4 g, Fat: 4 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 198 mg, Fiber: 6 g

Exchanges per serving: 1 starch, 1 fat. Carbohydrate choices: 1.

Tami Ross is a Diabetes Nutrition Specialist and Certified Diabetes Educator in Lexington, Kentucky.