Five simple ways to enjoy a delicious corn side dish - try them all!
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Italian-Style Corn
Total:
10 min
Prep:
5 min
Cook:
5 min
Yield:
6 servings
Total:
10 min
Prep:
5 min
Cook:
5 min
Yield:
6 servings

Ingredients

Directions

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.

Stir in basil and top with cheese. Season to taste with salt and black pepper, if desired.

Cook's Note

Variations: Prepare recipe as directed, except: 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 1/2 tsp. cumin instead of basil and top with 1/2 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 1/4 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 1/2 cup bottled BBQ sauce instead of red pepper flakes in Step 1. Omit basil and top with 1/2 cup crushed tortilla chips instead of cheese, if desired, in Step 2.

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