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Vegetable Recipes

Corn 5 Ways


Five simple ways to enjoy a delicious corn side dish – try them all!

What You Need

  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 cans (15.25 oz. each) Del Monte® Whole Kernel Corn, well drained
  • 1/8 tsp. dried red pepper flakes
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh basil
  • ¼ cup shredded Parmesan cheese


  1. HEAT oil in a large skillet over medium heat; add corn and red pepper flakes.  Cook 4 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally until heated through.  Remove from heat.
  2. STIR in basil and top with cheese.  Season to taste with salt and black pepper, if desired.
Cooking time (duration)

Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 5 minutes

Number of servings (yield)

6 servings




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For Spicy Mexican Corn, cook corn with 1 can (4 oz.) diced green chilies, drained, instead of red pepper flakes in Step 1.  Stir in ½ tsp. cumin instead of basil and top with ½ cup shredded Mexican-blend cheese instead of Parmesan cheese in Step 2.
For Savory Corn & Tomatoes, cook corn with 1 cup halved cherry tomatoes instead of red pepper flakes in Step 1. Stir in ¼ cup sliced green onions instead of basil in Step 2.
For Sweet Corn with Thyme & Bacon, cook corn with 2 tsp. fresh thyme instead of red pepper flakes in Step 1.  Stir in 4 slices of cooked and crumbled bacon instead of basil and cheese in Step 2.
For BBQ Corn, cook corn with ½ cup bottled BBQ sauce instead of red pepper flakes in Step 1.  Omit basil and top with ½ cup crushed tortilla chips instead of cheese, if desired, in Step 2.

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