5 Ways to Eat Corn This Summer July 22, 2020

by Katherine Sousa Eat

Summer is the season of corn and we’re celebrating with 5 ways to eat corn this summer. 

We’re at the start of corn season in Canada and we think that calls for a celebration! It’s the time of year for the sweet, juicy golden corn that’s worth eating at every meal! Grilled, buttered corn is great but it’s always fun to change it up from time to time.

Corn is a delicious crop often used in many processed foods like tortillas, corn flour, corn syrup, corn oil, and so much more! However sometimes you need to enjoy it in its whole, natural state – so we’re sharing 5 delicious ways to eat corn.

Bowls

A bowl is a great way to include bounds of fresh seasonal produce, and that includes corn! Whether it’s a power bowl or a burrito bowl, adding corn is sure to give your dinner some delicious summer flavour. Try our Honey and Lime Chicken for a bright and flavourful weeknight dinner that comes together in just 30 minutes! Or opt for our top-rated Turkey Burrito Bowl where turkey takes centre stage with cilantro-lime rice as its co-star.

Tacos

Make it Taco Tuesday every night of the week and load it up with corn! Corn is a great addition to any taco, but we absolutely love it in our Pulled Pork and Pineapple Tacos. If you think sweet and savoury combos are delicious, prepare to be blown away with these tacos filled with corn and kale! Or opt for our Southwestern Pulled Chicken Tacos that are bursting with fresh flavours!

Chilli

We’re firm believers in chilli not just being a winter meal. It’s comforting, packed with flavour and delicious meal no matter what time of year. Not to mention is the perfect vessel for corn! Give chilli night and upgrade with our Southwest-Style Beef and Peppers Chili – full of seasoned beef, fragrant veggies and hearty corn! Or try our Hearty Beef and Black Bean Chili, full of tender squash, fragrant beef and hearty beans.

Pasta

Sometimes you need a little comfort in the form of pasta but still want some summer flare. Our Creamy Turkey Pot Pie Pasta is loaded with the best of both worlds. The same great flavours of a Turkey Pot Pie, made in half the time. Or amp up the summer flavour with our Tex Mex Shrimp and Veggie Pasta. Bowtie pasta is tossed with juicy Mexican-inspired shrimp, corn and crisp peppers – bound to become a part of your weeknight repertoire.

Salad

Good corn doesn’t need any fancy recipe to make it shine. It’s sweet, crunchy, full of flavour and perfect for salads! For a classic American garden salad with a twist, try our Chicken and Bacon Cobb Salad on Baby Kale. From creamy avocado and juicy tomatoes to salty bacon, its got all the bases covered for a satisfying salad liked no other! Or skip the bacon and try our Southwestern Chicken Salad! Sweet peppers and corn pair perfectly with tender chicken for a tantalizing meal! It’s easy, fast, and packed with flavour!

Corn on the cob is a summer classic, so let’s get corny with these 5 unique twists on classic corn on the cob!

 

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