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Corn with a Kick Recipe

Corn with a Kick Recipe

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.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 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


  • 1. In a large saucepan or cast iron skillet, 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 occasionally. Yield: 4 servings.

Recipe Note

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: 125 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 961mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 3g fiber), 2g protein.

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Rosemary Swope User ID: 1654672 263291
Reviewed Mar. 10, 2017

"easy and very good. Thank you for sharing this recipe."

GirishKatta User ID: 7329112 86316
Reviewed Nov. 13, 2013

"Very good recipe and very easy to prepare :)"

llheath User ID: 6590379 96467
Reviewed Jul. 10, 2013

"We are big fans of southwestern cuisine and commercially sold "Mexi-corn" is a terrific side dish that complements any dish. this corn reminds me of a "homemade version. I used frozen kernel corn and it is delicious...would definitely make again. I am sure it will be a family fav!"

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