Thursday, March 31, 2011

Tastes Like Chicken ... Or Not

I've been home with a cold today, pathetically feeling sorry for myself, surrounded by tissues, good books, laptop, iphone, water, crossword puzzle books, and cough drops.

In order to redeem my self indulgent day, I'll post this recipe I fixed last night.  It is from the glycemic index cookbook.  I made it as a salad on the side.  And I doubled it, so we'd have plenty.  It was really good, and it is a great salsa salad today!  Even through the numbed taste buds, this is yummy.

If you were making this with the recipe book, you would cut all quantities in half and serve it with grilled chicken. But it is really good by itself, so go for it!

1 cup corn
1 can black beans, rinsed and drained
1 cup finely chopped red bell pepper
1 ripe medium avocado, diced
1 jalapeno pepper, minced
1/2 cup chopped cilantro
4 Tbs lime juice (about 2 limes worth)
1/2 tsp salt
2 tsps black pepper
1 tsp chili powder

Combine all the ingredients, stir, and serve.  It's better if you can let it sit a while.

Be smart using the jalapeno pepper.  I always use gloves when I seed and cut them.

I wish I knew how to make an nye with this blogger screen.  Pardon my bad Spanish.


quilly said...

This sounds super yummy! I bet Amoeba would like it as much as I know I will. I must try it when he gets home from Hawaii.

Diane said...


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