Roasted Garlic and Cheese Corn on the Cob Recipe
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Roasted Garlic and Cheese Corn on the Cob Recipe

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“This recipe is so delicious that even a veggie-hater will love it. I make it every cookout, and people rave!” Mary Beth Harris-Murphree - Tyler, TX
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 1 hour Grill: 20 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 1 hour Grill: 20 min.
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 whole garlic bulb
  • 1/8 teaspoon olive oil
  • Dash salt
  • Dash plus 1/2 teaspoon pepper, divided
  • 8 medium ears sweet corn in husks
  • 1/2 cup fat-free mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 3/4 cup grated Romano cheese

Nutritional Facts

1 ear of corn equals 142 calories, 5 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 13 mg cholesterol, 344 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 8 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.

Directions

  1. Remove papery outer skin from garlic (do not peel or separate cloves). Cut top off of garlic bulb. Brush with oil; sprinkle with salt and dash pepper. Wrap bulb in heavy-duty foil. Bake at 425° for 30-35 minutes or until softened. Cool for 10 minutes. Remove cloves from bulb.
  2. Carefully peel back corn husks to within 1 in. of bottoms; remove silk. In a food processor, combine the garlic, mayonnaise, paprika and remaining pepper until blended; spread over corn. Sprinkle with cheese. Rewrap corn in husks and secure with kitchen string.
  3. Grill corn, covered, over medium heat for 18-22 minutes or until tender, turning often. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Roasted Garlic and Cheese Corn on the Cob in Healthy Cooking August/September 2009, p61

Nutritional Facts

1 ear of corn equals 142 calories, 5 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 13 mg cholesterol, 344 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 8 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.

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Reviewed Aug. 14, 2009
this is fabulious on the grill !!! tried it out on my husband who was very afraid to try it, he loved it!!! i am making it for a birthday pool party this weekend!! better than butter!  WOW, who knew?
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Reviewed Jul. 26, 2009

Oh my - I will never eat "nude" corn again! What flavor! Did mine the first time in the microwave - second time on grill - both tasted wonderful!

Thanks for sharing!

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