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Grilled Elote (Mexican Street Corn)

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Grilled Elote (Mexican Street Corn)
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Ingredients 5
  • Servings 4
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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.
Updated Jan 28, 2020

Ingredients

  • 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
Make With
Make With
Old El Paso

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.

Tips from the Pillsbury Kitchens

  • tip 1
    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.
  • tip 2
    Save remaining taco seasoning for another use.

Nutrition Information

350 Calories, 26g Total Fat, 5g Protein, 23g Total Carbohydrate, 5g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 serving
Calories
350
Calories from Fat
230
Total Fat
26g
40%
Saturated Fat
5g
26%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
20mg
6%
Sodium
380mg
16%
Potassium
240mg
7%
Total Carbohydrate
23g
8%
Dietary Fiber
2g
10%
Sugars
5g
Protein
5g
% 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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