The summer corn is really starting to get good around here. We are entering one of the best times of the year to buy corn and I plan to enjoy it in all its glory while its here by whipping up plenty of corn recipes. Here are some of my favorites, what are yours?
1. Mexican Street Corn, 192 calories, 5 PointsPlus
Take a steamed, roasted, or grilled piece of corn and then slather it in a hint of mayo, lime juice, chili powder, and some crumbled salty cheese and you have the perfect summer treat.
2. Fresh Corn Soup, 123 calories, 4 PointsPlus
This corn soup celebrates all the freshness of corn in a simple, corn packed soup. Perfect for a cool summer evening as a main course or starter.
3. Corn, Bacon, and Onion Frittata, 68 caloires, 2 PointsPlus
This is one of my all time favorite breakfast and lunch meals a simple frittata packed with fresh corn, bacon, onion, and a touch of heat from a jalapeno. Great warm and cold and very low in calories.
4. Corn, Bacon, and Poblano Pepper Pizza, 203 calories, 5 PointsPlus
Pizza topped with corn, bacon, and poblano peppers make a perfect quick summer meal. Cook it on the grill to avoid turning the oven on at all on hot summer nights.
5. Summer Fresh Corn Salad, 123 calories,3 PointsPlus
This recipes combines two of my favorites, corn and Caprese salads. A simple, fresh corn salad with tomatoes, mozzarella, and rounded out with other veggies makes a perfect summer snack, starter, or side dish.
One quick tip….if you are anything like me and find corn flying all over your kitchen when you cut it off the cob, consider investing in one of these handy little gadgets to make things easier.
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