This simple and fresh corn pepper salsa is great for beginners of any age in the kitchen and is an open door to cooking other various recipes that are higher level. For those who want to eat healthier, this recipe is a simple way to get your servings of veggies and feel great too.

Easy and Fresh Corn Pepper Salsa

  • Prep Time:10 mins
  • Cook Time:15 mins
  • Total Time:25 mins
  • Servings:3
  • Easy


  • 2-3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1-2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2-3 bell peppers any color small or regular size
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 white onion
  • 1 ear yellow cornf the cob
  • Italian herb seasoning
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  • Step 1

    Wash the peppers over a sink, making sure the stickers are off and there are no bruises. Also make sure a majority of the seeds are out as well.

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  • Step 2

    Rough chop the peppers into slightly bigger than bite size pieces and put to the side. Then dice the garlic and onion. Use either fresh or leftover corn, cutting it off of the cob.
    Leave chopped ingredients to one side.

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  • Step 3

    Pour olive oil into a saute pan and let the pan heat up. Once the pan is hot enough, throw in the onions and garlic. Keep the pan on a medium flame.

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  • Step 4

    Throw in the peppers and saute until golden brown and tender, about 10-15 minutes. Add lemon juice for flavor and desired seasoning. I recommend McCormick's Italian Herb Grinder.

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  • Step 5

    Lastly, toss in the loose corn. Stir the pan continuously until the corn is well mixed. It should only take a few minutes. Serve hot or cold.

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Basic recipes like this one make lunch and dinner a breeze. The best part is you can put any extra corn and pepper salsa in a dish to save for the next few days.

Below you'll find other varieties that are sure to be a hit this summer in your kitchen.