Confetti Corn Recipe
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Confetti Corn Recipe

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This easy corn dish is sure to dress up almost any entree. Glenda Watts of Charleston, Illinois added the crunch of water chestnuts, red pepper and chopped carrot—along with extra nutrition.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1/4 cup chopped carrot
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2-3/4 cups fresh or frozen corn, thawed
  • 1/4 cup chopped water chestnuts
  • 1/4 cup chopped sweet red pepper

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 140 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 7mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 3g fiber), 4g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.


  1. In a large skillet, saute carrot in oil until crisp-tender. Stir in the corn, water chestnuts, and red pepper; heat through. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Confetti Corn in Simple & Delicious March/April 2008, p22

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FLZephyr User ID: 728094 245644
Reviewed Mar. 18, 2016

"Simple, flavorful, and colorful side dish. We omitted the water chestnuts, and added butter, cilantro, and salt and pepper to taste. It was the perfect accompaniment to chicken quesadillas. We will definitely be adding this dish to our family recipe book."

mdesrocher User ID: 3401148 110478
Reviewed Jan. 2, 2010

"A great simple side and good way to use up extra veggies. I'm not a huge fan of corn but this recipe makes it interesting and more flavorful while still being healthy. It's quick and yummy."

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