Southwestern Sauteed Corn Recipe

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Southwestern Sauteed Corn Recipe
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Southwestern Sauteed Corn Recipe

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My mother-in-law came up with this corn skillet dish one night for dinner. Everyone who tries it absolutely loves it! —Chandy Ward, Aumsville, Oregon
MAKES:
5 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:
5 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 3-1/3 cups fresh corn or 1 package (16 ounces) frozen corn
  • 1 plum tomato, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/3 cup minced fresh cilantro

Directions

In a large nonstick skillet, heat butter over medium-high heat. Add corn; cook and stir 3-5 minutes or until tender. Reduce heat to medium-low; stir in tomato, lime juice, salt and cumin. Cook 3-4 minutes longer or until heated through. Remove from heat; stir in cilantro. Yield: 5 servings.
Originally published as Southwestern Sauteed Corn in Healthy Cooking August/September 2008, p62

Nutritional Facts

2/3 cup: 104 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 6mg cholesterol, 256mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1/2 fat.

  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 3-1/3 cups fresh corn or 1 package (16 ounces) frozen corn
  • 1 plum tomato, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/3 cup minced fresh cilantro
  1. In a large nonstick skillet, heat butter over medium-high heat. Add corn; cook and stir 3-5 minutes or until tender. Reduce heat to medium-low; stir in tomato, lime juice, salt and cumin. Cook 3-4 minutes longer or until heated through. Remove from heat; stir in cilantro. Yield: 5 servings.
Originally published as Southwestern Sauteed Corn in Healthy Cooking August/September 2008, p62

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justmbeth User ID: 1196484 255674
Reviewed Oct. 20, 2016

"Yummy! I loved the corn prepared this way. Lots of flavor without any heaviness."

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tammycookblogsbooks User ID: 7112115 254383
Reviewed Sep. 20, 2016

"This recipe is very similar to a side dish I had at a wedding reception. It is so simple to put together and the taste is wonderful. The only thing I changed was the amount of cilantro, only using two tablespoons."

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rwippel User ID: 4262008 254038
Reviewed Sep. 12, 2016

"This was so delicious and so simple. I used fresh corn cut off the cob and tomatoes from the garden. I will definitely be making again!"

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avelina2007 User ID: 7719327 252443
Reviewed Aug. 10, 2016

"Loved it and so easy! I even fixed some corn and just put lime (which I love) and cilantro on it ."

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AllisonO User ID: 7446023 236239
Reviewed Nov. 2, 2015

"Incredibly easy and delicious! The freshness of this dish is wonderful and is the perfect way to use up fresh-off-the-cob corn or bring a touch of summer to brighten up a winter dinner!"

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alfoa User ID: 2078080 230712
Reviewed Aug. 4, 2015

"Really good."

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aug2295 User ID: 4631582 230603
Reviewed Aug. 2, 2015

"Very pretty dish and so easy to prep. Flavor was excellent. Everything about this said summer. Yum!"

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annrms User ID: 2649709 229652
Reviewed Jul. 16, 2015

"Such a colorful dish...! It was tasty and easy to make. Will definitely make it again."

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BilliePock User ID: 8314002 229583
Reviewed Jul. 15, 2015

"Made this for my family tonight. Everyone loved it. I added a little bit of pepper. Super delicious!! Will be making this again."

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carol1229 User ID: 2027906 229119
Reviewed Jul. 7, 2015

"Super tasty! I added some freshly ground black pepper and sliced green onions....delicious."

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