Try this new twist on flavoring corn at your next backyard barbeque! It is sure to be a hit.
ears fresh corn, husks removed
tablespoon butter, melted
teaspoons fresh lime juice
teaspoons Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix (from 1-oz package)
cup crumbled queso fresco (1 oz)
tablespoon chopped fresh chives
Heat gas or charcoal grill. Carefully 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, in small bowl, mix melted butter, lime juice and 2 teaspoons taco seasoning mix; set aside. In custard cup, mix queso fresco and chives; set aside.
Brush cooked corn with butter mixture; sprinkle with queso fresco mixture. Serve hot.
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 mix 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; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.