Friday, July 13, 2007

Tomato Corn Toss

Prep/Total Time: 15 minutes
Yield: 3 servings

1 medium tomato, seeded and diced
1 to 2 banana peppers, seeded and chopped
2 tablespoons water
1 teaspoon salt-free seasoning blend
2 cups frozen corn, thawed
1 tablespoon butter

In a 1-qt microwave-safe dish, combine the tomato, peppers, water and seasoning blend. Cover and microwave on high for 1 minute; stir. Cook 1 minute longer.

Stir in corn and butter. Cover and microwave for 2-3 minutes or until heated through and butter is melted.

Tips and Tricks
This recipe makes use of the microwave, which is great for keeping the house cool on steamy summer days. Try Herbal Salt Substitute to season the dish.
Make It Healthier
Use trans-fat free spread in place of butter, or use unsalted butter.
How Kids Can Help
Mix ingredients in bowl. Push buttons on microwave.

Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup equals 147 calories, 5 g fat(3 g saturated fat), 10 mg cholesterol, 50 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 4 g protein
Diabetic Exchanges
1 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat

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