Corn and Tomatillo Salsa


A fresh salsa with the heat of jalapenos and the tang of fresh lime juice.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
3 cups


  • 4 ears fresh corn kernels

  • 2 seeded and finely chopped jalapeno peppers

  • ½ pound husked, cored and chopped tomatillos

  • ½ chopped green bell pepper

  • 2 thinly sliced green onions

  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice

  • 2 tablespoons water

  • ½ teaspoon ground coriander

  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro

  • 1 (14.5 ounce) package tortilla chips


  1. In a large skillet, combine the corn kernels and jalapeno peppers. Cook and stir for 10 minutes, until the jalapenos are soft.

  2. In a saucepan over high heat, combine the corn and jalapeno mixture with the tomatillos, green bell peppers, green onions, lime juice, water and coriander. Cover and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer 5 minutes, stirring once. Remove from heat. Cool for 10 minutes. Stir in the cilantro. Allow the mixture to cool in the refrigerator. Serve with tortilla chips.


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Nutrition Facts (per serving)

201 Calories
9g Fat
30g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 201
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 11%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Sodium 148mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 30g 11%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 11mg 53%
Calcium 65mg 5%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 231mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.