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Friday, November 3, 2017

Corn Salad with Queso Fresco

Ingredients

  • 8ears sweet corn or 4 cups frozen whole kernel corn
  • 2cups crumbled queso fresco (8 ounces)
  • 1cup finely chopped red sweet pepper (1 large)
  • 1/2cup finely chopped red onion (1 medium)
  • 1fresh jalapeno chile pepper, seeded and finely chopped (optional)
  • 1/4cup olive oil
  • 1/4cup lime juice
  • 2tablespoons finely snipped fresh cilantro
  • 1/2teaspoon salt
  • 1/4teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • Directions

    1. Cut corn from cobs, if using. In a large saucepan bring about 1/2 inch water to boiling. Place a steamer insert in the saucepan so bottom doesn't touch the water. Add corn to steamer insert. Cover and steam for 2 to 4 minutes or until corn is crisp-tender.
    2. In a large bowl combine corn, queso fresco, sweet pepper, red onion, and, if desired, chile pepper.
    3. For dressing, in a screw-top jar combine olive oil, lime juice, cilantro, salt, and black pepper. Cover and shake well to combine.
    4. Add dressing to corn mixture; toss gently to combine. Chill for 2 hours before serving.

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