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a simple real food recipe :: basic side dishes :: roasted corn

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Summer veggies! Corn! It is one of our favorites!

a simple real food recipe :: basic side dishes :: roasted corn

One problem where I live. I just plain cannot find organic corn on the cob. Like anywhere.

Here’s the deal with corn. If it isn’t from an organic farmer – it is more than likely GMO corn if you live in the USA.

Big bummer. This stuff is made to explode bugs that try to get on it – and it basically does the same thing to your gut lining causing food allergies/sensitivities over time, along with a myriad of other hormone and health issues. No thank you.

This is one of my no compromise organic veggies. No questions.

But we love corn! So what do we do? This is how I “roast” up organic corn whether it be organic frozen or organic from the can. And it tastes just as good!

a simple real food recipe :: basic side dishes :: roasted corn

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a simple real food recipe :: basic side dishes :: roasted corn
 
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Ingredients
  • 1 bag frozen or 1 can organic corn, thawed and drained if frozen, drained if from the can
  • 3 TB friendly fat to cook in (Butter, lard, coconut oil – I usually opt for butter since corn goes so well with butter!)
  • Sea salt/pepper to taste
  • Optional cayenne or chipolte powder pinches if you like the heat! We do!
Instructions
  1. Melt your butter in a fry pan and add the corn and your seasonings.
  2. Cook over medium heat until the corn slightly browns/roasts – takes about 5-10 minutes.

Kitchen Tips:

  • If you are blessed to live by a farmer that sells organic corn on the cob freeze it up for the year! I have my eyes out every year and haven’t found any – hoping some year I will get lucky! I just don’t have the room in my garden for corn!
  • Leftovers heat through beautiful right back in the same pan!

a simple real food recipe :: basic side dishes :: roasted corn

YOUR TURN!
Can you find organic corn on the cob where you live?

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  • Austin Sprunger
    September 16, 2014 at 1:55 pm

    This was so simple and amazing! Definitely added a different taste and finished out the meal I made yesterday!