Cabbage wraps with a Blueberry & Roasted Corn Salsa
TOTAL TIME: 45 mins
MAKES: 6 servings
“There is nothing more satisfying than adding fresh, colorful, seasonal produce to your diet in fun ways… roasted corn and in season blueberries take this everyday slider to a whole new taste experience”
FOR THE SLIDER
500 gm organic ground chicken (or turkey)
3/4 cup yellow onion, finely chopped
3 cloves of garlic, finely chopped
1” piece of ginger, finely chopped or grated
1/2 tsp. jalapeno, finely chopped (optional)
1/2 cup fresh cilantro, finely chopped
1-2 tsp. salt ( as per taste)
1 tsp. ground pepper
1/4 tsp. ground turmeric (optional)
1 Tbsp. of lime juice
1/4 cup of bread crumbs
1 whole cabbage- for the wraps
3-4 tbsp. chipotle mayo
FOR THE SALSA
1/2 cup red onion, finely chopped
1 large tomato, deseeded and finely chopped
1 corn on the cob, roasted/grilled and kernels shaved off
1/2 cup fresh blueberries, washed and dried
2 tbsp. of fresh cilantro, chopped
2 tsp. of lime juice
salt to taste
dash of cayenne pepper (optional)
Heat up the grill for the sliders and as you prepare your meat patty, get your corn roasting.
Now in a large mixing bowl, add the ground chicken and add all the ingredients to it .
Mix well, to ensure all ingredients are well incorporated.
Now make palm size patty, spray your grill with cooking oil and get the patty on the grill (or pan fry them as well)
In the meantime, cut off the the bottom part of the cabbage and start separating the cabbage leaves.
Assemble 2 leaves on each plate.
FOR THE SALSA
Chop all the ingredients and shave off the corn kernels, once its cooled off.
In a small bowl, mix all ingredients well.
Add the grilled patty to the plated cabbage leaves
Smear it with some chipotle mayo
Top up with a generous amount of your blueberry salsa
Eating foods in season, ensures that you are consuming foods at their peak nutritional value- because they have had the time to go through they natural life cycle, ripen naturally and get all of those vital nutrients ready and accessible for human consumption and the taste is unparalleled. But whats even better, is you can confidently choose foods, grown locally and sustainably without the carbon print of having traveled miles, harvested too early on, and sprayed with a ton of chemicals to keep their appearance and longevity.
Corn, is a grain that has a multitude of uses besides just showing up as food on our table. To meet this demand, Corn is one of the top GMO crops being produced in the Americas. So be well informed about what, where and when you are buying.
Corn is primarily a source of complex carbohydrates, most of it is in the form of starch and some sugars. It is low on the glycemic index, thanks to its fiber and plentitude of other nutrients. Corn is rich in vitamin C, magnesium, B vitamins and carotenoids, such as lutein and zeaxanthin.