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Fun with Food: A Confetti Corn Recipe for Young Chefs

a colorful dish of corn and peppers

Today, we’re diving into the kitchen with a delightful recipe straight from our CHEF Partnership. Get ready to add a splash of color and a burst of flavor to your table with our Confetti Corn recipe. This vibrant dish is not only delicious but also a fantastic way to get your little ones excited about cooking and trying new foods.

Ingredients:

  • Corn
  • Shredded Carrots
  • Green Bell Pepper
  • Red Bell Pepper
  • Green Onion
  • Cilantro
  • Olive Oil
  • Lime
  • Cumin
  • Salt

Equipment

  • Bowl
  • Spoon
  • Knife
  • Measuring cups and spoons

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Instructions:

  1. Prepare the Veggies: Gather your ingredients. Add 1/4 cup of corn to a bowl. Then, toss in 2 tablespoons of shredded carrots.
  2. Next, dice the green and red bell peppers into even pieces and add them to the bowl.
  3. Now, it’s time to bring in some freshness. Cut the green onion into small pieces and chop the cilantro finely. Add them to the bowl with the other veggies.
  4. Drizzle 1/4 teaspoon of olive oil over the mixture. Squeeze a wedge of lime to add a zesty kick.
  5. Sprinkle in 1/8 teaspoon of cumin for a burst of flavor. Finally, add a pinch of salt to taste.
  6. Gently toss all the ingredients together until well combined. Your Confetti Corn is now ready to serve!

Cooking with your child is a fun activity and a valuable learning experience. Through recipes like Confetti Corn, children can develop important skills like following instructions, measuring ingredients, and exploring new flavors. So, roll up your sleeves, put on your chef hats, and let’s get cooking together

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