This Creamy Corn Salad is a delicious side dish that’s perfect for summer!
It’s also low in points. Only 2 points per (1 cup) serving for blue and purple, 5 points for green. The Creamy Corn Salad is a little higher in points for green because corn is not 0 points.
Plus it’s ready in about 15 minutes.
Here’s what you need to make Creamy Corn Salad:
- Red pepper
- Red onion
- Parsley or cilantro
- Light mayonnaise
- Fat free sour cream
- Chili powder
- Garlic powder
- Onion powder
I think the dressing for the salad is what makes it extra delicious.
To keep it low in points I used light mayonnaise and fat free sour cream. The seasonings help give it a ton of flavor.
You can use either parsley or cilantro. Both taste great. Personally I love cilantro but it seems like a lot of people don’t care for it.
For the pepper I used red but you can use green, orange or yellow. Whatever is your favorite! I like the taste of red peppers plus it gives it a nice pop of color.
I used frozen corn that I let thaw but you could also use cooked corn on the cob.
Making the Creamy Corn Salad is super easy. I started by cutting up the vegetables.
Once that was done I got the dressing ready. I mixed together the mayonnaise, sour cream, chili powder, garlic powder, onion powder and salt.
Put the corn, red pepper, red onion and parsley in a large mixing bowl and stir in the dressing. That’s it! It’s super easy to make.
It tastes great with steak, chicken or fish.
Yield: 8 servings (Each servings is 1 cup, 2 points per serving for blue and purple, 5 points for green)
- 1/2 cup light mayonnaise
- 1/2 cup fat free sour cream
- 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
- 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 2 lbs. corn
- 1 red pepper
- 1/4 red onion
- 1/4 cup parsley or cilantro, chopped
Chop the red onion and red pepper.
In a small bowl mix together the light mayonnaise, fat free sour cream, chili powder, garlic powder, onion powder and salt.
Add the corn, red pepper, red onion and parsley to a large mixing bowl. Stir in the dressing.
Here are some more WW friendly side dishes:
If you’re looking for some zero point recipes, check out my post 20 Zero Point Recipes or my post 20 (More) Zero Point Recipes. Both are filled with delicious recipes that won’t cost you a single point! They’re perfect for days when you’re running low on points, or trying to save up points for a night out.
If you’re looking for dessert recipes you can visit 50 Weight Watchers Freestyle Desserts. It’s filled with delicious desserts perfect for Weight Watchers!
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