Corn with a Kick
From Burns, Wyoming, Nancy McDonald shares this zesty summer side dish that's great with canned , frozen or leftover corn. Tomato and green pepper add bright color and taste. "It's terrific at barbecues and potlucks," she assures.
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.
- 1/4 cup chopped onion
- 1/4 cup chopped green pepper
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 2 cups whole kernel corn
- 1/4 cup diced tomato
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/8 teaspoon pepper
- Cayenne pepper to taste
- In a large saucepan, saute onion and green pepper in butter until
- tender. Stir in the corn, tomato, salt, pepper and cayenne. Cover
- and simmer for 5-10 minutes or until heated through, stirring
- Yield: 4 servings.
Editor's Note: Leftover corn from Grilled Corn and Peppers (recipe also in Recipe Finder) may be used in this recipe. One ear of corn equals about 1/2 cup kernels.
Nutritional Facts: 1/2 cup equals 125 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 961 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 2 g protein.