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Boiled Corn on the Cob

Boiled Corn on the Cob
  • Prep 5 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Ingredients 3
  • Servings 4

There are plenty of right ways to boil corn on the cob. Some people add butter or sugar to the water, but our all-time favorite method puts the spotlight on the sweet corn itself, with just three simple ingredients: corn, salt and water. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

8
cups water
1
teaspoon salt
4
ears fresh sweet corn, husks removed, cleaned

Steps

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  • 1
    In 5-quart saucepan, Dutch oven or stockpot, heat water and salt to boiling.
  • 2
    Add corn; cook uncovered 5 to 7 minutes or until heated through. Serve immediately.

Expert Tips

  • To add sweetness to your corn, 1 tablespoon sugar can be added to the boiling water.
  • For a flavor twist, spread corn with butter, and sprinkle with your favorite fresh chopped herbs.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
110
Calories from Fat
15
% Daily Value
Total Fat
1 1/2g
2%
Saturated Fat
0g
0%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
610mg
25%
Potassium
220mg
6%
Total Carbohydrate
22g
7%
Dietary Fiber
2g
10%
Sugars
5g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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