Grilled Tomato and Bell Pepper Salsa

Add a unique element to salsa by grilling some of the components. This nearly fat-free topping can be used in

Add a unique element to salsa by grilling some of the components. This nearly fat-free topping can be used in so many ways.

[quicklook-recipe prep_time=”20 min” cook_time=”12 min” serves=”6″ details=”” ]

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  • 2 firm-ripe tomatoes
  • 1 small onion, cut into 3/4 -inch-thick slices
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 ear corn, inner layer of husk intact
  • 1 small red bell pepper, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1 small yellow bell pepper, seeded and finely chopped

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  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano, crumbled
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro

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[step-list-wrapper title=”How to make it ” time=”32 minutes”]

[step-item number=”1″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Heat grill to medium hot or preheat broiler. Brush tomatoes and onion with oil. Place tomatoes, onion, and corn on grill or broiler pan.[/step-item]

[step-item number=”2″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Grill or broil 4 inches from heat, turning frequently, until lightly browned, 10 to 12 minutes.[/step-item]

[step-item number=”3″ image_url=”” title=”” ]When cool enough to handle, finely chop tomatoes and onion. Remove husk from corn and cut kernels from cob.[/step-item]

[step-item number=”4″ image_url=”” title=”” ]In serving bowl, combine tomatoes, onion, corn, red pepper, yellow pepper, garlic, cumin, oregano, salt, chili powder, and cilantro. Refrigerate until ready to serve.[/step-item]

[nutrition-info calories=”48″ calories_fat=”” fat=”2 g” sat_fat=”0 g” choles=”o mg” sodium=”202 mg” carbs=”8 g” sugars=”” protein=”1 g” fiber=”2 g”][/nutrition-info]

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Originally Published in Reader's Digest

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