2 medium ears sweet corn
1 large sweet red pepper
2 pounds small red potatoes
1 medium ripe avocado, peeled and cubed
1 cup grape tomatoes, halved
2 green onions, cut into 1/2-inch slices
1/4 cup reduced-fat sour cream or fat-free plain Greek yogurt
1/4 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise
1/4 cup salsa
2 tablespoons lime juice
1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
2 teaspoons chopped pickled jalapeno slices
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon onion powder
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon pepper
Dash cayenne pepper
Fresh cilantro leaves
1. Preheat oven to 400°. Place corn and red pepper on a greased baking sheet. Roast until lightly charred, 20 to 25 minutes, turning once. Let cool. Peel off and discard skin from pepper. Remove stem and seeds. Cut pepper into 1/2-in. pieces. Cut corn from cobs; set aside.
2. Place potatoes in a large saucepan; add water to cover. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cook, uncovered, until tender, 10 to 12 minutes. Drain and cool. Cut potatoes in half; place in a large bowl. Add sliced red pepper, corn, avocado, tomatoes and green onions.
3. Place sour cream, mayonnaise, salsa, lime juice, vinegar, jalapenos and spices in a blender. Cover and process until blended. Pour over potato mixture; toss to coat. Refrigerate, covered, until chilled. Serve with cilantro.
Prize Winning Recipe
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 20 min. + chilling
YIELD: 12 servings.
3/4 cup: 120 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 2mg cholesterol, 168mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 3g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat.