Sautéed Fresh Corn with Green Pepper

Sautéed Fresh Corn with Green Pepper

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Make this Sauteed Fresh Corn Recipe with all of your leftover corn on the cob. It’s so delicious and easy to make. It’s the perfect summer side dish for any meal.

Sautéed Fresh Corn

Fresh Sauteed Corn Recipe

Yippee! It’s Summer! 🙂 I don’t know about you, but I get excited when I see the season’s first bin of sweet corn. I buy tons of it. It’s always a good deal, and the kids love it. At least, I always think they’ll love it. But, somehow, there is always one or two cobs left after dinner. I used to throw them out until my dad introduced me to this tasty side dish. Actually, I think I could eat a whole plate of this, and make it my main course. It’s so delicious and so simple.

FAQ’s

Make-Ahead and Storage:

How long will Sauteed Fresh Corn last in the fridge?

Sauteed corn can easily last up to 5 days in the refrigerator

Storing: Store this skillet-cooked corn in an airtight container in the fridge

Reheating: Reheat sauteed corn in the microwave or on the skillet until warmed through

How do you slice Fresh Corn off of the Cob?

Stand the corn up on your prepared work surface. Use a short knife to cut the corn from the top to the bottom. Turn the corn and do it again until all of the kernels have come off of the cob.

You can also use a gadget called a corn cob stripper

What are some other fresh vegetables that would go well with fresh corn?

  • zucchini
  • yellow squash
  • tomatoes
  • green pepper
  • jalapeno pepper
  • sweet Vidalia onion
  • mushroom slices

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Tips for making Sauteed Fresh Corn:

  • Cook in unsalted butter to control the amount of salt used in the recipe to your taste
  • Use leftover corn from cooked corn on the cob or fresh corn off of the cob – Cook either the same way
  • Add different fresh vegetables from your garden for a delicious summer side
  • Diced sauteed green pepper pairs deliciously with sauteed corn
  • Salt the vegetables to your taste
  • Taste the vegetables and add more salt if needed
  • Cook corn until it is browned
  • I love to use a large cast-iron skillet for this dish. I think cast iron skillets are a must-have in the kitchen

sautéed fresh corn recipe

 

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Ingredients: 

  • unsalted butter – you’ll salt the corn, so unsalted butter is preferred. This way you have more control over how much salt goes into your dish
  • leftover corn on the cob – cut off of the cob. I left some links above to some gadgets that might be fun in helping get corn off of the cob
  • Green Bell Pepper
  • Salt to taste – I like to shake salt on my vegetables very liberally, but it’s really up to you how much salt you want to add for taste

How do you make Sauteed fresh corn?

Full Recipe in the Printable Below

Instructions: 

  • Using a large skillet, over med-high heat – melt butter
  • Cook green pepper for a few minutes – stirring occasionally
  • Add corn, and continue to saute the two vegetables – I like to let the corn brown a little on the edges
  • Add salt to your taste

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sautéed fresh corn recipe

Sautéed Fresh Corn with Green Pepper


  • Author: Melissa
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x

Ingredients

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  • 2 Tbsp. of unsalted butter
  • 1 or 2 ears of leftover corn on the cob – cut off of the cob
  • 1 Green Bell Pepper – chopped
  • Salt to taste

Instructions

  • Using a large skillet, over med-high heat – melt butter
  • Cook green pepper for a few minutes – stirring occasionally
  • Add corn, and continue to saute the two vegetables – I like to let the corn brown a little on the edges
  • Add salt to your taste

Notes

Make-Ahead and Storage:

How long will Sauteed Fresh Corn last in the fridge?

Sauteed corn can easily last up to 5 days in the refrigerator

Storing: Store this skillet cooked corn in an airtight container in the fridge

Reheating: Reheat sauteed corn in the microwave or on the skillet until warmed through

How do you slice Fresh Corn off of the Cob?

Stand the corn up on your prepared work surface. Use a short knife to cut the corn from the top to the bottom. Turn the corn and do it again until all of the kernels have come off of the cob.

You can also use a gadget called a corn cob stripper

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes

 

Melissa – KidFriendlyThingsToDo.Com

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