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Cajun Smothered Corn

Type: Vegetables
Serves: 6 people

Recipe Ingredients

3   Bacon - cut in 1/2" pieces
1 cup 62g / 2.2ozOnion - finely chopped
1 cup 93g / 3.3ozRed bell pepper - seeded and minced (small)
1   Celery - finely minced
2   Garlic - peeled and minced
4 cups 250g / 8.8ozFrozen corn kernels - thawed
1 cup 62g / 2.2ozCanned tomatoes - broken up
3/4 teaspoon 3.8mlPaprika
1 teaspoon 5mlDried basil - crushed
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlDried thyme - crushed
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlGround red - (cayenne) pepper
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlSalt
  Freshly ground pepper to taste
1 tablespoon 15mlLime juice

Recipe Instructions

Put bacon into saucepan, set over medium heat and fry until crisp. Remove the bacon with a slotted spoon to a paper towel-lined plate. Crumble bacon; set aside. Add onion, bell pepper, celery and garlic to pan. Saute 3 minutes. Cover pan; cook 5 minutes. Add corn, tomatoes, paprika, basil, thyme, cayenne, salt and pepper. Cook over medium heat, stirring often, for 5 minutes or until corn is heated through and flavors have blended. Add bacon and lime juice. Stir 1 minute; serve.

From the Seattle Times


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