What’s Cookin’


Colorado Pinto Bean, Corn and Bacon Salsa

Recipe courtesy: Colorado Department of Agriculture and Chef Jason K. Morse, C.E.C., executive chef of Douglas County School District.

5 ears sweet corn

4 tablespoons butter, melted

1 yellow onion

3 red jalapeño peppers

12 slices bacon, cooked, cooled and chopped

1 tablespoon garlic, pureed

1/2 cup pinto beans, soaked, rinsed and par cooked

1/2 cup black beans, rinsed

1 cup tomato sauce

2 teaspoons ground cumin

1 teaspoon chili powder

4 tablespoons cilantro, chopped, no stems


Ground black pepper

Lime juice

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