Try this delicious adaptation of Elote, which is Mexican street corn. It is a delicious addition to your Summer grilling spread.
ears fresh corn, husks removed
teaspoons Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix (from 1-oz package)
cup crumbled Mexican cheese (such as Cotija)
chopped fresh cilantro leaves, for serving if desired
Heat gas or charcoal grill. Carefuly brush vegetable oil on grill rack.
Place corn directly on grill over medium-high heat. Cover grill; cook 8 to 10 minutes, turning occasionally, until lightly browned on all sides.
Meanwhile, set aside one small bowl of mayonnaise, one with taco seasoning, and another of crumbled cheese.
Brush cooked corn with mayonnaise; sprinkle with taco seasoning and cheese. Serve hot with cilantro sprinkled on top.
To microwave the corn instead, place ears in microwavable dish, and cover with plastic wrap. Microwave on High 5 to 7 minutes or until tender.
Save remaining taco seasoning for another use.
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 serving
- Calories from Fat
% Daily Value
- Total Fat
- (Saturated Fat
- Trans Fat
- Total Carbohydrate
- (Dietary Fiber
% Daily Value*:
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin C
Exchanges:1 1/2 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; 5 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.