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Grilled Elote (Mexican Street Corn)

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  • 10 min prep time
  • 20 min total time
  • 5 ingredients
  • 4 servings
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Try this delicious adaptation of Elote, which is Mexican street corn. It is a delicious addition to your Summer grilling spread.

4
ears fresh corn, husks removed
1/2
cup mayonnaise
2
teaspoons Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix (from 1-oz package)
1/4
cup crumbled Mexican cheese (such as Cotija)
chopped fresh cilantro leaves, for serving if desired

Steps

  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill. Carefuly brush vegetable oil on grill rack.
  • 2 Place corn directly on grill over medium-high heat. Cover grill; cook 8 to 10 minutes, turning occasionally, until lightly browned on all sides.
  • 3 Meanwhile, set aside one small bowl of mayonnaise, one with taco seasoning, and another of crumbled cheese.
  • 4 Brush cooked corn with mayonnaise; sprinkle with taco seasoning and cheese. Serve hot with cilantro sprinkled on top.

Expert Tips

To microwave the corn instead, place ears in microwavable dish, and cover with plastic wrap. Microwave on High 5 to 7 minutes or until tender.

Save remaining taco seasoning for another use.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 serving
Calories
350
% Daily Value
Total Fat
26g
40%
Saturated Fat
5g
26%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
20mg
6%
Sodium
380mg
16%
Total Carbohydrate
23g
8%
Dietary Fiber
2g
10%
Protein
5g
5%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 5 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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