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Corn and Peppers Recipe-643

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Colorful and popular with children, this is a good side dish for everyday meals.

Yield: Makes 4 servings
Prep time: 15 Mins
Cooking time: 8 Mins


  • 4 ears of corn
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 2 scallions, green and white parts, sliced
  • ½ small green bell pepper, seeded and diced
  • ½ small red bell pepper, seeded and diced
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper


1. Remove the husks and silks from the corn. Using a sharp knife, cut the corn kernels from the cobs. Break up any kernels that are stuck together.

2. Melt the butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add the corn, scallions, green and red peppers, and ¼ cup water. Bring the mixture to a boil and cook about 5 minutes, or until the corn is tender. Season with salt and pepper and serve.


If you are in a hurry, this recipe also works well with 3 cups frozen corn or canned corn.

© 2008 Dorling Kindersley

Nutritional Information

Nutrients per serving (% daily value)

Nutritional information is based on 4 servings and on 1/8 teaspoon added salt per serving.

145kcal (7%)
11mg (1%)
23mg (39%)
65mcg RAE (2%)
15mg (5%)
309mg (13%)
4g (20%)
7g (11%)
1mg (4%)

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