Cajun Smothered Corn

6
Servings
15m
Prep Time
15m
Cook Time
30m
Ready In


"From the Seattle Times newspaper, a simple and tasty side dish. This can be prepared ahead of time and rewarmed before serving. Do not add the bacon or lime juice until just before serving."

Original recipe yields 6 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (316.4 g)
  • Calories 644.9
  • Total Fat - 17 g
  • Saturated Fat - 4 g
  • Cholesterol - 16.6 mg
  • Sodium - 591.5 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 104 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 18 g
  • Sugars - 4.9 g
  • Protein - 20.6 g
  • Calcium - 63.7 mg
  • Iron - 4.7 mg
  • Vitamin C - 13.1 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.5 mg

Step 1

Put bacon into saucepan, set over medium heat and fry until crisp.

Step 2

Remove the bacon with a slotted spoon to a paper towel-lined plate.

Step 3

Crumble bacon; set aside.

Step 4

Add onion, bell pepper, celery and garlic to pan. Saute‚ 3 minutes. Cover pan; cook 5 minutes.

Step 5

Add corn, tomatoes, paprika, basil, thyme, cayenne, salt and pepper.

Step 6

Cook over medium heat, stirring often, for 5 minutes or until corn is heated through and flavors have blended.

Step 7

Add bacon and lime juice. Stir 1 minute; serve.

Tips & Variations


No special items needed.

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Daily Inspiration

I feel like I hit the jackpot with this corn dish (and your baked beans) tonight. The flavors are absolutely wonderful and the presentation is so colorful. Can't wait to serve this dish at my next potluck or party. This dish will be made often and I'm placing it in my Best of 2015 file. : ) Nancy

(28 Apr 2015)