No need to drench corn in butter. Enjoy the sweet kernels raw, with heart-healthy avocado.
- 4 c. fresh corn kernels (cut from about 5 small ears)
- 2 tbsp. fresh lime juice
- 1 tbsp. finely chopped drained pickled jalapeño
- 1 diced avocado
- 3 tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro or basil
- ½ tsp. coarse salt
- ¼ tsp. pepper
- Toss 4 cups fresh corn kernels (cut from about 5 small ears) with 2 Tbsp fresh lime juice, 1 Tbsp finely chopped drained pickled jalapeño, 1 diced avocado, 3 Tbsp chopped fresh cilantro or basil, ½ tsp coarse salt, and ¼ tsp pepper in a serving bowl.
208 cal, 9 g fat (2 g saturated), 6 g protein, 32 g carb, 10 g sugar, 6 g fiber, 290 mg sodium, 0 mg cholesterol per serving
This recipe originally appeared in the January/February 2015 issue of Dr. Oz The Good Life.