Corn with Bacon & Mushrooms

3 Reviews
From: EatingWell Magazine July/August 2008

This simple combination of corn, mushrooms and bacon goes with everything from burgers to lightly scrambled eggs and toast.

Ingredients 6 servings

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  • 2 slices bacon
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced shallots
  • 3 cups sliced mixed mushrooms, such as oyster, shiitake and/or baby bella
  • 4 ears corn, kernels cut from cob (see Tip)
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper

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  1. Cook bacon in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat until crisp, 5 to 7 minutes. Transfer to a cutting board and chop.
  2. Discard all but 1 tablespoon of the bacon fat from the pan. Add shallots and cook, stirring, until softened, about 2 minutes. Add mushrooms and cook, stirring, until they begin to release their juices, about 3 minutes more. Add corn kernels and water and cook until the corn is tender-crisp, about 5 minutes. Remove from the heat; stir in chopped bacon and season with salt and pepper.
  • Tip: To remove kernels, stand a cob on its stem end in a bowl and slice them off with a sharp, thin-bladed knife.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 2/3 cup
  • Per serving: 95 calories; 2 g fat(1 g sat); 2 g fiber; 18 g carbohydrates; 4 g protein; 44 mcg folate; 2 mg cholesterol; 6 g sugars; 0 g added sugars; 302 IU vitamin A; 6 mg vitamin C; 9 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 149 mg sodium; 356 mg potassium
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 1
  • Exchanges: 1 starch, 1/2 fat

Reviews 3

June 01, 2013
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By: EatingWell User
Really great flavors Great recipe but I used what I had on hand, morel mushrooms and corn off the cob as on the recipe but a little more bacon, sea salt and more pepper, turned out great! I had no idea the paring of these early summer delicacy's would be so good!
September 23, 2012
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By: EatingWell User
Flavorful & filling! Loved this for breakfast with scrambled eggs. Used kosher salt & white pepper & the dish was so flavorful!
June 24, 2012
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By: EatingWell User
Good side This is good and easy to make but needs more flavor. Maybe more shallots. I only used cremini mushrooms cuz that's what Von's had. I used frozen corn and no water. Pros: Nice combination of ingredients Cons: needs more flavor