Oven-Steamed Herbed Corn

This unusual (and easy) method for cooking corn on the cob gets rid of the big pots of boiling water. Just before serving, brush with seasoned butter.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 40 min
  • Servings 12

6
ears sweet corn, cleaned, cut in half
Water
2
tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
2
tablespoons butter, melted
1/4
teaspoon seasoned salt

  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Place corn in ungreased 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish. Add water until 1/2 inch deep. Cover dish tightly with foil; bake 30 minutes.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix parsley, butter and seasoned salt.
  • 3 Drain water from corn. Pour butter mixture over corn. Turn corn to coat with butter mixture before serving.

Expert Tips

To transport the corn to a get-together, microwave the gel pack from an insulated casserole carrier.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
80
(
Calories from Fat
25),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2 1/2g
2 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
5mg
5%;
Sodium
70mg
70%;
Total Carbohydrate
13g
13%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
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; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.