Sweetcorn Salsa

One of the most popular recipes on A Wee Bit of Cooking is for sweet potato and blackbean burritos.  For good reason too – they are remarkably good.  Even David adores them and he very, very rarely goes wild for vegetarian food. 

Recently, I decided to stray from our usual tomato based salsa and experiment with a corn based recipe instead.  Very glad I did.  This sweetcorn salsa has a vibrancy in both colour and taste that suits the creamy sweet potatoes and beans perfectly. 

A great dish just made better.  :)

Sweetcorn Salsa

(serves 2 generously)

1 cup of frozen sweetcorn kernels

1 stick of celery

1/2 green pepper

1/4 red onion

1 green chilli

Juice of 1 lime

Handful of coriander

  • Toss frozen sweetcorn kernels in a non-stick pan over a medium-high heat until defrosted and slightly coloured.
  • Finely chop the celery, pepper, onion, chilli and coriander.
  • Toss all the ingredients together with the lime juice.  Leave for 30 minutes to let the flavours mingle then serve with sweet potato and black bean burritos.

10 thoughts on “Sweetcorn Salsa

  1. What a lovely corn salsa, and to go with your sweet potato burritos *of course*. I actually caught myself thinking “oh good it’s Autumn, we can have Wendy’s burritos again” the other day.

  2. Great minds think alike! I make a Bill Granger salsa (virtually identical to yours, except it has spring onion instead of green pepper), and it was just the thing I thought of to make as an accompaniment when I first made your sweet potato burritos.

    The burritos are fantastic by the way – I have a spare batch of the potato filling in my freezer ready for a busy day!

  3. DaviMack – Sounds fabulous! Tend to make burritos on busy week nights though. Might try this some time when I’m not so busy though.

    Kathryn – They are particularly good in the colder weather. :)

    City Girl – Hope you enjoy it!

    Sophie – That’s funny! Don’t remember that Granger recipe though I love his books. Perhaps it was a subconcious inspiration…

    Lisa – Spring is a tease, isn’t it?

    Lucy – That’s what I though too. Glad Oscar likes them so much. :)

  4. Thanks for the link to your burrito recipe which I had missed, I made them last night and I can tell they are going to be a firm favourite in this house. I’ll pass on the sweetcorn salsa though as I can’t stand sweetcorn, guacamole and a tomato salsa served very well instead. Enjoy your holiday and I hope you have a good summer and that your bbq gets lots of use.

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