This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Texas Pete for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine.
When you think of condiments, you probably think of the standard ketchup, mustard and mayo. But, what about hot sauce?! Hot sauce is a perfect way to add flavor and unexpected excitement to your meals – specifically Texas Pete Hot Sauce!
Texas Pete Hot Sauce is a great condiment, perfect for adding spice and flavor to hot dogs, fries, pizza, soups and sandwiches but also works well as an ingredient in a variety of dishes from ribs to barbecue to red velvet cake icing?! Texas Pete offers a variety of products that improve the taste of every meal. Not just as a condiment on top of a dish, Texas Pete can be used as an actual ingredient!
With July 4th coming up this week, this Spicy Roasted Corn and Black Bean Salad would be a perfect addition to your menu!
SPICY ROASTED CORN AND BLACK BEAN SALAD
This explosive salad is made with a blend of roasted corn, tender black beans, red onion, roasted red bell pepper, fresh herbs, Mexican spices, and a zippy red wine vinaigrette flavored with CHA! by Texas Pete®.
YIELD: 2 quarts
PORTION (Serving Size): 2 ounces
• Corn, canned, drained well: 4 cans
• Olive oil: 3 Tbsp.
• Salt and pepper to taste
• Black beans: canned, rinsed and drained well: 4 cans
• Red onion: minced: ½
• Roasted red bell pepper: small diced: 2 cups
• Cilantro: fresh, rough chopped: 1 bunch
• Scallions: sliced thin on a bias: 1 bunch
• Red wine vinegar: ¼ cup
• Lemon juice : fresh squeezed: 1
• Dijon mustard: 1 tsp.
• Olive or vegetable oil for salad dressing: ½ cup
• CHA! by Texas Pete®: 4 Tbsp.
• Cumin: 1 tsp.
• Chili powder: 1 tsp.
• Salt and pepper to taste
Turn on the oven broiler. Drain the corn well and place it in a mixing bowl. Toss the corn
with the olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Place the corn in an oven-safe dish and
place under the broiler for approximately 5 minutes or until the corn has lightly charred.
Place the corn in the refrigerator to chill. Once the corn is cold, place it in a large mixing
bowl. Add the black beans, minced red onion, roasted red bell peppers, cilantro, and
scallions. Combine well. Place all ingredients for the salad dressing into a blender and
puree until smooth. Pour the dressing over the corn and black bean salad and mix well.
Season the salad with salt and pepper and keep refrigerated until ready to use.
What’s some of the ways your could use Texas Pete Hot Sauce as an ingredient in your recipes? Appetizer? Main Dish? Dessert? I say ALL of them! Try it out! Let me know your creative ideas!
Texas Pete’s is a secret ingredient you can use to make your dishes more memorable, something worth passing down.