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Sweet Super Bowl Salsa Recipe

posted by Sean Kelley on January 25, 2011 4:06 PM

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Makes about 8 servings.

Whether you're hosting a party or just want a nutrient-packed healthy snack, this low-sodium salsa recipe is for you. It's the healthy companion to that naked tortilla chip.

Ingredients:
1/4 Tbsp. olive oil
2 Garlic cloves, chopped
1 Cup corn kernels
1/2 Cup onion, chopped
2 Cups diced tomato (about two medium tomatoes)
2 Serrano peppers chopped
1 Cup red bell pepper, chopped (about 1/2 bell medium)
1 Tbsp. sugar
1/4 tsp. Sea Salt
1 Tbsp. Orange juice

Instructions:
1. Heat olive oil in a small skillet. Sauté garlic, onion and corn for about 3 minutes. Let cool.

2. Combine with remaining ingredients.

Nutrition:
49 calories, 1g fat, 0mg cholesterol, 10g carbohydrate, 11mg calcium, 74mg sodium, 1g protein, 2g fiber, 0g iron

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Sean Kelley

Sean Kelley is an award-winning journalist and blogger. His work has appeared on CNN.com, in Health magazine, and in numerous online and print publications.

He lives on a farm in Alabama where he raises tomatoes and honey bees.