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Corn with Basil

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Corn with Basil
  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Servings 6
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Discover a whole new easy way to love corn! Cooked with onion and celery in butter and mixed with basil--mmm.

Ingredients

2
cups frozen corn
2
tablespoons butter or margarine
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1
medium stalk celery, thinly sliced (1/2 cup)
1
jar (2 oz) diced pimientos, drained
1
teaspoon chopped fresh or 1/4 teaspoon dried basil leaves
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon garlic powder or 1/4 teaspoon dried minced onion

Directions

  • 1 Rinse frozen corn with cold water to separate; drain. In 2-quart saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Cook corn, onion and celery in butter 10 to 12 minutes, stirring frequently, until onion is tender.
  • 2 Stir in remaining ingredients; reduce heat. Cover and simmer 3 to 5 minutes or until corn is tender.
Tips  

You can use 2 tablespoons dried minced onion in place of the fresh onion.

Look in the frozen-food case for bags of frozen chopped onions. Keep them on hand for fuss-free chopped onion.

Newer varieties of frozen corn are available. Look for extra-sweet gold & white corn.

Nutrition Information 

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
100
(
Calories from Fat
40
)
Daily Value
Total Fat
4 1/2g
7%
(
Saturated Fat
2 1/2g
13%
,
Trans Fat
0g
)
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
135mg
6%
Potassium
190mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate
13g
4%
(
Dietary Fiber
2g
8%
,
Sugars
3g
)
Protein
2g
Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
10%
10%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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