Caramelized Corn with Sage and Onion

It's hard to make fresh sweet corn taste any better, but a slash of light cream does it by adding a nutty flavour. The peppers, onions and sage turn it into a perfect side dish to serve with meat or poultry.

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Servings: 6

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Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp (25 mL) butter
  • 1 Ontario Onion, chopped
  • 4 cups (1 L) Ontario Sweet Corn Kernels (4 to 5 ears)
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) chopped Ontario Sweet Red Pepper
  • 1 Ontario Green Onions, chopped
  • 2 tbsp (25 mL) chopped fresh Ontario Sage or 1/2 tsp (2 mL) dried sage
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) light cream
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) salt
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) pepper

Preparation

In large nonstick skillet, heat butter over medium-high heat. Add onion; stir-fry for 2 to 3 minutes or until softened. Add corn and red pepper; cook, stirring frequently, for 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned. Stir in green onion, sage, cream, salt and pepper; cook until heated through, about 2 minutes. Serve warm.

Nutrients per serving

When recipe serves 6:

  • Protein: 5.0 grams
  • Fat: 6.0 grams
  • Carbohydrates: 28.0 grams
  • Calories: 186