Southwestern Calico Corn

Southwestern Calico Corn

Peppers, cumin and chili powder are a natural combination with corn and hominy (dried corn that's had its hull removed).

From EatingWell: June/July 2006
Yield: 6 servings, 2/3 cup each
Active Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes

Ingredients

  1. 1 tablespoon canola oil
  2. 1 poblano pepper, diced
  3. 1 small red bell pepper, diced
  4. 2 cups fresh corn kernels
  5. 1 teaspoon chili powder
  6. 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  7. 1/4 teaspoon salt
  8. 1 14-ounce can hominy, rinsed (see Ingredient Note)

Preparation

  1. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add poblano pepper, bell pepper and corn, and cook, stirring occasionally, until just tender, 3 to 5 minutes. Stir in chili powder, cumin and salt; cook for 30 seconds more. Add hominy and cook, stirring, until heated through, about 2 minutes more.

Tips & Notes

Nutrition

Nutrition Per Serving: 98 calories; 3 g fat (0 g sat, 2 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 16 g carbohydrates; 2 g protein; 3 g fiber; 186 mg sodium; 185 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (50% daily value), Vitamin A (15% dv).

1 Carbohydrate Serving

Exchanges: 1 starch. 1/2 fat