With summer just around the corner, there is perhaps no vegetable more refreshing and versatile than corn. It can be used as the perfect accent to any dish from tasty appetizers to hearty entrees. And while we’d all love to take a daily trip down to the farmer’s market to grab fresh corn and produce, for many of us there just isn’t enough time. That’s where Green Valley comes in. Our Whole Kernel Corn is low in fat but always high in taste! Here are 6 awesome ways to use a can (or three!) this summer.
For a light summer meal, our corn chowder is a delicious option. The bacon in the soup will perfectly complement the natural sweetness of the corn, while the jalapeño will give it an added kick in spice.
Avocado Toast with Blackened Corn & Queso Fresco
Looking for a quick meal? Don’t settle. This recipe only takes 20 minutes to prepare and is jam-packed with flavor. Topped with corn and an avocado spread, you’ll never think of toast the same way again.
Summer Anytime Crisp Corn Salad
This delicious corn salad will be a favorite at your next barbeque or picnic. Not only is it easy-to-make, but it packs a serious nutritional punch with 5 different vegetables!
Chicken Quesadillas with Zesty Corn Salsa
Looking to take your quesadilla to the next level? Top it off with our zesty corn salsa for a burst of flavor in every bite.
Quick tip: Save time making this tasty recipe by using a pre-cooked grocery store rotisserie chicken for the filling!
At your next party, make this out-of-this-world corn dip that will leave guests begging for more. This cheesy delight comes together with three cans of corn and diced peppers for that extra zest.
Black Bean & Roasted Corn Salsa with Chipotle Citrus Pork
This mouth-watering dish is made up of a blend of corn, beans, and peppers that perfectly complement the savory pork chop. Top it off with a chipotle vinaigrette to add a light and spicy finish.
These unique recipes breakaway from traditional summer BBQ corn on the cob and make the veggie a star of any party. Give them a try and let us know what you think on our Facebook page.