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Fiesta Corn Salad


Looking for a great summer salad to take to those family BBQ’s or gatherings?! Here is one I definitely recommend! The combination of the corn, chili seasoning, lime juice along with the creaminess of the yogurt really makes this salad delicious.

Servings: Makes 5 (1 cup) servings

GREEN: 5 Smartpoints per serving

BLUE/ PURPLE: ZERO Smartpoints per serving

What ingredients do I need to make this Fiesta Corn Salad?

  • Frozen or fresh corn-thawed if using frozen, or you can use fire roasted frozen corn kernels, or canned corn
  • Black beans– canned, rinsed, and drained
  • Red pepper– diced
  • Red onion- diced
  • Nonfat Greek yogurt-used as base for the dressing 
  • Chili powder-to taste
  • Salt/pepper- to taste
  • Lime juice- from 1 lime

Optional Add In’s:

  • Reduced fat-pepper jack cheese– shredded or grated 
  • Avocado-diced 

How do I make this Fiesta Corn Salad?

In a large mixing bowl combine thawed corn, drained black beans, diced red peppers, and onions.

Mix together.

Add chili powder, salt, pepper and lime juice.

Fold in the non fat Greek or plain yogurt until all ingredients have been incorporated.

Cover and refrigerate for at least 20 minutes.

When you are ready to serve add avocado & pepper jack cheese, if desire.

 

Ingredients:

  • 3 cups frozen corn (thawed) or fire roasted frozen corn kernels or canned corn
  • 1 (15 oz.) can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/3 cup red pepper, diced
  • 1/4 cup red onion, diced
  • 1/4 cup nonfat Greek yogurt
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • dash salt/pepper
  • lime juice from 1 lime

Optional Add In’s:

  • 1/3 cup shredded reduced fat-pepper jack cheese
  • 2 oz. avocado, diced 

 

Directions:

  1. In a large mixing bowl combine thawed corn, drained black beans, diced red peppers, and onions. Mix together.
  2. Add chili powder, salt, pepper and lime juice.
  3. Fold in the non fat Greek or plain yogurt until all ingredients have been incorporated.
  4. Cover and refrigerate for at least 20 minutes.
  5. When you are ready to serve add avocado & pepper jack cheese, if desire.

Servings: Makes 5 (1 cup) servings

GREEN: 5 Smartpoints per serving

BLUE/ PURPLE: ZERO Smartpoints per serving

 

Author Notes:

  • Point value does not include optional add ins.
  •  If you make it with the optional add in’s the point value’s are: GREEN: 7 Smartpoints per serving BLUE/PURPLE: 1 Smartpoints per serving 
Yield: 5

Fiesta Corn Salad

Fiesta Corn Salad

Looking for a great summer salad to take to those family BBQ's or gatherings?! Here is one I definitely recommend! The combination of the corn, chili seasoning, lime juice along with the creaminess of the yogurt really makes this salad delicious. 

Author: thepounddropper.com

Prep Time 10 minutes
Additional Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 cups frozen corn (thawed) or fire roasted frozen corn kernels or canned corn
  • 1 ( 15 oz.) can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/3 cup red pepper, diced
  • 1/4 cup red onion, diced
  • 1/4 cup nonfat Greek yogurt
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • dash salt/pepper
  • lime juice from 1 lime

Optional Add In's

  • 2 oz. avocado, diced 
  • 1/3 cup shredded reduced fat-pepper jack cheese, shredded or grated

Instructions

  1. In a large mixing bowl combine thawed corn, drained black beans, diced red peppers, and onions. Mix together.
  2. Add chili powder, salt, pepper and lime juice.
  3. Fold in the non fat Greek or plain yogurt until all ingredients have been incorporated.
  4. Cover and refrigerate for at least 20 minutes.
  5. When you are ready to serve add avocado & pepper jack cheese, if desired.

Servings: Makes 5 ( 1 cup) servings

GREEN: 5 Smartpoints per serving

BLUE/ PURPLE: ZERO Smartpoints per serving

Notes

  • Point Values do not include optional add in's.
  • If you make it with the optional add in's the point value's are: GREEN: 7 Smartpoints per serving BLUE/PURPLE: 1 Smartpoints per serving 

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Nutrition Information:

Yield:

5

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 203Total Fat: 2gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 320mgCarbohydrates: 37gNet Carbohydrates: 30gFiber: 7gProtein: 12g

marie johson

Tuesday 3rd of March 2020

i would love to try this salad. Thanks for sharing :)

Linda Breve

Thursday 7th of May 2020

Without the cheese and avocado it would be 0 points on blue, right? It was yummy!!

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