Corn on the Cob with Taco Butter

Cooked on the grill, corn on the cob takes on smoky, chewy goodness. Double the recipe and toss leftover kernels with pasta salad or stir into homemade salsa.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 4
  • servings 6

Ingredients

1/3
cup butter, melted
2
tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
1
tablespoon 40% less sodium taco seasoning mix (from 1 1/4-oz. pkg.)
6
ears corn, husks removed, cleaned and dried
  • 1 GRILL DIRECTIONS: Heat grill. In small bowl, combine melted butter, cilantro and taco seasoning mix; mix well. Brush each ear of corn with butter mixture.
  • 2 When ready to grill, place corn on gas grill over medium heat or on charcoal grill 4 to 6 inches from medium-high coals. Cook 15 to 18 minutes or until tender, turning and brushing frequently with butter mixture.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 serving
    Calories
    140
    (
    Calories from Fat
    35),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    4g
    4%
    (Saturated Fat
    2g,
    2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    5mg
    5%;
    Sodium
    60mg
    60%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    23g
    23%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    2g
    2%
    ),
    Protein
    3g
    3%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    6%;
    Vitamin C
    6%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    4%;
    Exchanges:
    1 1/2 Starch; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1/2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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