Delicious and Easy Corn on the Cob

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I learned this recipe from a shopper in Stockbridge, Massachusetts, when I was young. I have used this for 40 years, and it has never failed to produce the most wonderful corn on the cob.

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Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 ears

Ingredients

  • ¼ teaspoon white sugar

  • 4 ears corn, husked and cleaned

Directions

  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Stir sugar into water to dissolve.

  2. Add corn and cover the pot. Turn off heat, leaving the pot on the hot burner.

  3. Steep corn in hot water until tender, about 25 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

78 Calories
1g Fat
17g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 78
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 1g 1%
Saturated Fat 0g 1%
Sodium 14mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 17g 6%
Dietary Fiber 2g 9%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 6mg 31%
Calcium 2mg 0%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 243mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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