Corn 5 Ways

Five simple ways to enjoy a delicious corn side dish – try them all!

Serves

6
Prep Time
5 min.
Cook Time
5 min.
Five simple ways to enjoy a delicious corn side dish – try them all!
Ingredients
1 Tbsp. olive oil 2 cans (15.25oz.ea.) Del Monte® Whole Kernel Corn, well drained ⅛ tsp. dried red pepper flakes ⅓ cup chopped fresh basil ¼ cup shredded Parmesan cheese
Directions
  1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat; add corn and red pepper flakes. Cook 4 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until heated through. Remove from heat.
  2. Stir in basil and top with cheese. Season to taste with salt and pepper, if desired.
  VARIATIONS: Prepare recipe as directed, except:
  1. For Spicy Mexican Corn, cook corn with 1 can (4 oz.) diced green chilies, drained, instead of red pepper flakes in Step 1. Stir in 1/2 tsp. cumin instead of basil and top with 1/2 cup shredded Mexican-blend cheese instead of Parmesan cheese in Step 2.
  2. For Savory Corn & Tomatoes, cook corn with 1 cup halved cherry tomatoes instead of red pepper flakes in Step 1. Stir in 1/4 cup sliced green onions instead of basil in Step 2.
  3. For Sweet Corn with Thyme and Bacon, cook corn with 2 tsp. fresh thyme instead of red pepper flakes in Step 1. Stir in 4 slices of cooked and crumbled bacon instead of basil and cheese in Step 2.
  4. For BBQ Corn, cook corn with 1/2 cup bottled BBQ sauce instead of red pepper flakes in Step 1. Omit basil and top with 1/2 cup crushed tortilla chips instead of cheese, if desired, in Step 2.
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