Friday, July 3, 2015

Eat Your Veggies, Part 1


Well, it isn't hard to eat your veggies when they are slathered with three different kinds of flavored butter, now is it?

Slow-Cooker Corn on the Cob with Flavored Butters


Taco Butter:

1/2 cup butter, softened
1 tablespoon Old El Paso taco seasoning mix (from 1-oz package)

Bacon Ranch Butter:

1/2 cup butter, softened
1 tablespoon dry ranch dressing mix
1/4 cup diced cooked bacon

Cilantro Lime Butter:

1/2 cup butter, softened
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1/4 cup loosely packed diced cilantro

Corn on the Cob:

6-8 ears fresh sweet corn, husks removed
3 to 4 tablespoons butter


To make flavored butters, mixed together ingredients for flavor(s) of butter desired until well combined. Use immediately, or cover and refrigerate until ready to use.

Wrap ears of corn individually in foil with about 1/2 tablespoon butter in each and place tightly wrapped ears in 6-quart slow cooker. Cover; cook on Low heat setting 4 to 5 hours or High heat setting 2 to 2 1/2 hours.

Carefully unwrap corn, and season to taste with salt or flavored butters.

Source: Betty Crocker. You can find it here.

Notes: We broke each ear of corn in half because we had more than enough side dishes, and because the corn goes farther this way. This was really tasty and it was fun to have different flavor options.

Above: Taco Butter. 

Above: Bacon Ranch Butter. 

Above: Cilantro Lime Butter.

1 comment:

  1. I personally liked the cilantro lime butter one, but the bacon ranch probably went the fastest. Fun way to dress up summer corn.