4 ways to get corny!⠀ Corn is a staple in many household dishes such as grits, …

🌽4 ways to get corny!🌽⠀
Corn 🌽 is a staple in many household dishes such as grits, tortillas, and popcorn 🍿 These crazy crops 🌾 contain nutrients, vitamins and minerals that taste good and are good for you! 😋Corn contains vitamin A, B and E and if that’s not enough, it is high in antioxidants and dietary fiber which promotes excellent digestive health 🚽🙌🏽! If you’re looking for an easy way to boost your protein and fiber intake, keep reading 👩🏻‍🏫⠀
1. Corn on the cob: for the quickest way to make corn on the cob, take out a microwave safe dish big enough to fit your corn 🌽 then, peel the husk off and place corn into the dish with a little bit of water for steaming ♨️. Microwave for 4-5 minutes and let the corn rest until cooled ❄️. To serve, drizzle with olive oil and a little sea salt and pepper.⠀
2. Corn salad: use the above method to steam you ear of corn and use a knife to carefully shave the kernels off the cob 🔪. In a separate bowl, add red wine vinegar and slowly drizzle in olive oil while whisking the mixture at the same time. Add chopped red onions, salt and pepper to the mixture and combine. Add in your corn kernels and freshly chopped basil 🌱 yum! ⠀
3. Creamed corn: firstly, husk your corn and use a knife to carefully cut the kernels off the ear of corn 🌽. In a medium sauce pan combine melted butter, cream, salt and pepper and heat to combine. To make the roux for the creamed corn, slowly add in little bits of flour and thoroughly mix until the mixture thickens. Add your corn to this mixture and adjust the consistency of the creamed corn by adding milk as needed to make it more or less liquidy 💦 enjoy this decadent side dish with a balanced meal!⠀
4. Cornbread: preheat your oven to 425° and coat your muffin pan with cooking spray. In a medium bowl, combine cornmeal, flour, sugar, baking power and salt 🥄 . In a separate bowl, whisk together 1 egg 🥚, a cup of milk 🥛 and some roasted corn kernels. Add the wet mixture to your dry ingredients and stir until the mixture becomes a batter 😋 pour the batter into your greased pan and bake for about 15-20 min.⠀
📷 props Sagarika Kayal @confessionofadietitian ✨



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