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Smokey Parmesan Cilantro Corn on the Cob January 26, 2014

Jamie says: Sometimes you want something quick to eat. Sometimes you’re looking for more of a fancy meal. And sometimes, you can have both…

Smokey Parmesan Cilantro Corn on the Cob

Smokey Parmesan Cilantro Corn on the Cob

Smokey flavor, fresh herbs, and a fancy husk. Can’t get much better than this.

Smokey goodness

Smokey goodness

Oh wait. It can get better- It’s ready in less than 5 minutes. Really.

Yes, something so fancy can take less than 5 minutes to prepare

Yes, something so fancy can take less than 5 minutes to prepare

Smokey Parmesan Cilantro Corn on the Cob

Ingredients:

  • 1 medium ear of corn on the cob, with husk
  • 1/3 cup fresh cilantro
  • 1 Tbsp buttery spread (Earth Balance)
  • 1/4 tsp smokey salt and herb rub (Williams-Sonoma Smokehouse Rub)
  • 1 Tbsp grated parmesan cheese (Publix)

Directions:

  1. Briefly run corn on the cob (with husk on) under running water and place in microwave (leaving husk on). Cook for 2 minutes or until kernels are softened and corn is hot.
  2. Use kitchen shears to cut cilantro into small pieces. Place on a serving plate.
  3. Pull husks back from corn. On a separate plate, spread buttery spread on corn using a knife and rolling corn in buttery spread if needed. Sprinkle rub on top and roll corn in rub. Repeat sprinkling and rolling process with grated parmesan cheese.
  4. Place seasoned corn on the cob on the serving plate with cilantro. Take a few sprigs of cilantro and place on top of corn. Serve warm. Enjoy!

Yield: 1 cob of corn

Servings: 1

  • Nutrition note: Corn is a good source of fiber (which helps keep you full), vitamin B6 (for metabolism and the nervous system), niacin (for metabolism), and phosphorus (for bone health and energy production).
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