Yummiest Slow Cooker Corn on the Cob
If you have ever been lucky enough to get corn fresh from the cob, and I mean within minutes, you know just how fantastic truly fresh corn can taste. This recipe for Slow Cooker Corn on the Cob brings back the fresh sweetness of corn after it has been sitting on grocery shelves for a few days and lost that fabulous sweet flavour. Nothing says summer quite like a corn fest. If you have grown up in corn country, or just in an area where lots of people grow corn crops in addition to other crops, you likely know the taste of the freshest corn as well as many recipes that offer interesting and unique ways to cook it. This recipe offers six ways to prepare and cook corn in your slow cooker. One of the things that is great about a slow cooker is that you can just plug it in, add your ingredients, turn on the heat, and leave it. Usually anywhere from four to eight hours later your dinner will be ready. And you will have produced the most tender, flavorful meal possible. That is all because of the slow cooking method which allows the foods time to fully develop and come together in their own juices. It is a truly unique way to cook while being one of the easiest ways as well. If you have not yet bought your first slow cooker, try it out with this recipe. You will soon find yourself depending on it regularly for plenty of meals when you see all of the quick dinner recipes you can create with it.
Corn is one of the best foods for processing. It retains an astonishing amount of flavor even once it has been sitting for a few days, frozen, canned or otherwise processed and preserved. It is also a good source of fiber. Corn also contains vitamins B6 and B3, manganese, and phosphorus, among other nutrients. It offers a hearty chew that also helps us feel fuller. And this recipe offers plenty of ways to prepare the corn without adding more fat, especially butter that can sometimes discourage people from eating corn. Now you can have at it without worrying about those extra calories or consuming too much fat. Corn crops are one of the most widely grown crops in the world and the corn produced from these corn crops is not just used for human consumption, they are used for animal and livestock consumption. Corn has always been a popular type of vegetable to grow because it can grow well in the summer months in any kind of soil and weather. It grows really well in heat and drought as well.
This recipe is one of those family dinner ideas that you can have ready on the table in minutes. Family dinner ideas and quick dinner recipes make all the difference in your household if you are on a tight schedule and you have hungry mouths to feed. Just set the slow cooker and you will have delicious corn to enjoy for dinner. This corn on the cob would be a great side for any meal so you can add it to whatever else you may be having for dinner one night for some extra nutrition. Thank you to Monica from The Yummy Life for this awesome recipe for slow cooker corn on the cob that we can all try out easily in our own homes. Find out how to make this recipe and many others at the website. Other recipes that Monica features are breakfast recipes, lunch recipes, bread recipes, snack recipes, camping and backpacking recipes for those on the go, dessert recipes, grilling recipes and international recipes from cultures around the world. Try some of these great family dinner ideas out soon.*
Nutrition Facts for: Yummiest Slow Cooker Corn on the Cob from The Yummy Life
Ingredients: Fresh ears of corn. Various options to season:olive oil, sea salt, pepper, chili powder, ground cumin, fresh lime juice, fresh herbs(dill, thyme, rosemary, sage, tarragon, oregano, or basil), curry powder, coconut milk, pesto Sriracha sauce.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for 1 Plain ear of corn (1)servings WITHOUT any toppings * Per Serving:Calories 59, Calories from Fat 4, Total Fat 0.5g 1%, Saturated Fat 0.1g 1%, Cholesterol 0mg 0%, Sodium 1mg 0%, Potassium 170mg 5%, Carbohydrates 14.1g 5%, Dietary Fiber 1.7g 7%, Sugars 2.3g, Protein 1.9g, Vitamin A 0%,Vitamin C 6%, Calcium 0%,Iron 11%
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