Corn and Pepper Salad

Serves 2

This fantastic side dish will add color and a ton of flavor to any meal. The sweetness from the corn blends perfectly with the smoky pepper and salty cheese for a melodious combination. Try adding your own twist with other fun additions, like your favorite fresh herb.

Gluten free, nut free, vegetarian


  • 1 15-ounce can corn
  • 1 roasted red pepper
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons chopped chives
  • 2 ounces crumbled feta cheese


Start by draining corn and placing into a mixing bowl. Chop the pepper into small pieces and add to the corn. Next, add salt and oil to the bowl and mix together well. Finally, when ready to serve, add chives and feta to the bowl and toss together gently.

Nutrition Analysis: 220 cal, 11 g fat, 25 mg chol, 1710 mg sodium, 22 g carbs, 5 g fiber, 15 g sugar, 8 g protein

Laura Hahn Carroll, author of the cookbook Around the Word One Gluten-Free Meal at a Time, is a regular contributor to Gluten-Free Living. She also blogs about gluten-free food at

Photo by Angela Sackett.