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Fresh Corn Salsa, prepared and in a bowl with corn chips around it
Serving Size
Serving Size:
1/2 cup

Fresh Corn Salsa


A summery salsa for tortilla chips.



  • 4 ears fresh corn, kernels removed
  • 1 cup green bell pepper, chopped
  • ½ cup red onion, chopped
  • 2 tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice or vinegar
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon salt


Prepare ingredients as directed. Combine all ingredients in a large bowl. Refrigerate for at least one hour before serving.

Dietary and Nutrition


Tomatoes are known for their high amounts of lycopene, which is a carotenoid pigment that gives tomatoes their red color. Lycopene is linked to reducing the risk of certain types of cancer and is better absorbed if the tomatoes have been cooked or canned.

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Field to Fork Tomatoes! (FN1800, Reviewed Jan. 2020)

Botanically, a tomato is classified as a fruit because it has seeds and is derived from flower tissue. Nutritionists consider tomatoes to be “vegetables” on the menu.

Canning and Freezing Tomatoes and Making Salsa (FN175, Reviewed March 2024)

Many people grow tomatoes in their traditional or container gardens. With a good year, you may want to preserve some tomatoes to enjoy during the winter.

This recipe was analyzed for nutrition using Food Processor SQL Nutrition and Fitness Software and tested in the kitchen.