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Coumadin® (Warfarin)
This recipe is safe for Coumadin (warfarin) users.

Lactose
This recipe is safe for those who are lactose intolerant.

Sodium
This is a low sodium recipe.

GERD / Acid Reflux
This recipe contains GERD triggers and those with GERD may wish to avoid it.

Gluten Sensitivity
This recipe is safe for those who are sensitive to gluten.

 

"I believe in the forest, and in the meadow, and in the night in which the corn grows."
-Henry David Thoreau

The refrigerator light goes on...

Chilled corn side dishes like this one are a great accompaniment to your summer dinner or picnic. These sweet and spicy vegetables mix with the sweet corn to make a great side dish you can serve hot or cold. Best of all, you get a serving of vegetables and a serving of whole grains in one tasty side dish.

Corn

There are a number of varieties of corn, some used for feed and others for milling. Popcorn is a variety unto itself. For the purposes of cooking corn, or corn on the cob, most recipes use only sweet corn. Interestingly, Native Americans didn't eat much of this corn, finding it to be too sweet and the texture too creamy.

There is an almost endless variety of sweet corn and all are slight variations based on how sweet the corn is. There are both yellow and white as well as combination varieties. Corn 


 

Confetti Corn



Servings = 4 | Serving size =about 1 cup

Cooking Time = 30 Minutes

This recipe can be multiplied by 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8.

This recipe keeps well, refrigerated, for 3-4 days and is great served hot or cold.

2 tsp olive oil
1 small red onion (diced)
1/2 small red bell pepper (diced)
1/2 small green bell pepper (diced)
2 ears corn (kernels shucked from cob)
1/4 tsp salt
fresh ground black pepper (to taste)

Place the oil in a large skillet over medium high heat.

Add the onion and cook for about 3 minutes. Stir frequently.

Add the red and green bell pepper and cook for another 3 minutes, stirring frequently.

Add the corn, salt, and pepper, and cook, stirring frequently, for about 7 minutes.

Chill thoroughly before serving, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

Serving size = about 1 cup

Servings = 4

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Amount Per Serving

Calories 85 Calories from Fat 26
  % Daily Value
Total Fat 3g 5%
    Saturated Fat <1g 1%
    Monounsaturated Fat 2g  
    Trans Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 156mg 3%
Total Carbohydrates 15g 5%
    Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
    Sugars 4g  
Protein 2g  
Vitamin A 12% Vitamin C 60%
Calcium 1% Iron 2%
Vitamin K 3 mcg Potassium 239 mg
Magnesium 26 mg