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papaya & roasted corn salsa.

if you know me, i love incorporating fruit into anything!  i originally thought of making a mango salsa with corn, but corn and mango are both yellow and i thought it wouldn’t look as nice.  i decided to go with papaya because it has a creamier texture than mango and the corn has a crunchy feel.  i added some spice with jalepeno and tang with some lime juice.  perfect for summer!

   

RECIPE:

  • 1 ripe papaya, diced (you can tell it’s ripe just like mango or avocado, if it’s a little soft)
  • 1/4 large red onion, minced
  • 5 ears of corn
  • juice from 2 limes
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro, chopped
  • 2 jalepenos, seeds removed and diced
  • salt & pepper to taste

INSTRUCTIONS:

  • in a large bowl, add papaya, red onion, lime juice, cilantro, jalepenos, and olive oil
  • boil corn for about 5 minutes
  • transfer to grill and roast on all sides until grill marks appear and corn is tender but still crunchy
  • slice corn off the cobs and let cool
  • add corn to papaya mixture and blend carefully
  • serve with tortilla chips 🙂

By Gabrielle

food is my passion. i spend most of my free time looking for ways to make my recipes better, or even to think of new ones! i love making healthy (and TASTY) foods that will be an inspiration for people to get on track and start eating well and living life to the fullest!! love the life you live.

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