5 Delicious Sweet Corn Dishes

Sweetcorn is a really versatile ingredient and you can use it in many different ways to create a variety of recipes.

Sweet corn is full of energy and highly versatile, making it a key part of our meals for hundreds of years. In this article, you’ll learn how to cook 5 delicious sweetcorn dishes.

Corn is the only grain that contains beta-carotenes. Plus, it also contains an significant amount of vitamin B complex, essential minerals and fiber.

It’s an ingredient that features in the regular diet of millions of people, not just because it is farmed all over the world, but because it’s culinary uses are highly varied and interesting.

The best of all is that it’s available in pretty much any supermarket and can be combined with many other ingredients to make simple yet delicious dishes.

In this article, we want to share 5 great recipes that you’ll want to include in your diet.

You’ll love them!

1. Spring salad with sweet corn

sweetcorn dishes

This colourful salad mixes the sweet taste of sweetcorn with the great taste of red pepper and coriander.


It’s light in calories, ideal for a morning snack or light lunch, or even for a special ocassion.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 red pepper
  • 1/2 avocado, chopped up
  • 1 bunch of coriander
  • 1/2 cup of sweetcorn (75 g)
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil (16 g)
  • 1 tablespoon of lemon juice (15 ml)
  • Salt (to taste)

Preparation

  • Chop the red pepper into small cubes, and then mix it in a bowl with the avocado and picked pieces of coriander.
  • Add the sweetcorn, and mix it evenly.
  • Dress the mixture with the olive oil, lemon juice, and salt.

2. Sweet corn tart

This sweetcorn tart is a traditional Spanish recipe that mixes sweet and salty flavors. It’s perfect for breakfast, with a coffee or hot drink.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup of sweetcorn (150 g)
  • 1/2 cup of single cream (125 ml)
  • 3 tablespoons of milk (45 ml)
  • 3 tablespoons of grated parmesan cheese (24 g)
  • Salt and pepper (to taste)

Preparation

  • Preheat the oven to 220 ºC.
  • Put the sweetcorn, single cream, and milk in a blender, and process until you get a creamy paste.
  • Then add the parmesan cheese, salt, and pepper.
  • Pour the paste into a greased tray and put it in then oven.
  • Leave it in the oven for 20 to 25 minutes, until it sets well.

3. Sweetcorn and vegetable burritos

Sweetcorn and vegetable burritos

This quick recipe can be enjoyed for breakfastor as a delicious and different morning snack.

Ingredients

  • 2 corn tortillas
  • 4 slices of tomato
  • 2 slides of cheese
  • 4 tablespoons of sweetcorn (36 g)
  • Cress (to taste)

Preparation

  • Heat the tortillas in the oven and when they reach the desired temperature, roll them out on a plate.
  • Lay out the slices of tomato, the cheese, the sweetcorn, and the cress.
  • Roll the burritos and stick them with a cocktail stick to prevent them from unwrapping.

4. Cold pasta with sweetcorn

Would you like to surprise your family with a special recipe? Without a doubt, this delicious pasta with sweet corn, tuna, and surimi is a great choice.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups of dry pasta (140 g)
  • 2 tins of tuna
  • 1/2 cup of sweetcorn (75 g)
  • 10 sticks of surimi
  • 2 hard-boiled eggs
  • Olive oil
  • Salt (to taste)

Preparation

  • Cook the pasta in water with a little salt, until it is al dente. Then, drain it and add a little olive oil.
  • Stir it well to incorporate the olive oil.
  • Chop the surimi sticks, the hard-boiled eggs, and the tuna, and mix together.
  • Add the mixture to the pasta and finally add the sweetcorn.

5. Chicken in cream with sweet corn

Chicken in cream with sweetcorn

This delicious chicken in cream is a light, economic and, above all, nutritious meal. It’s really easy to make and can work as a main course.

Ingredients

  • 2 chicken breasts, skinned and boned.
  • 2 bunches of spinach
  • 1 cup of sweetcorn (150 g)
  • 1/4 onion, chopped.
  • 1 cup of cream (200 g)
  • 3 tablespoons of chicken stock (45 ml)
  • 1/3 cup of water (83 ml)
  • Salt and pepper (to taste)
  • Olive oil

Preparation

  • Season the chicken with salt and pepper and fry it in a pan with a little olive oil and the chopped onion.
  • When it’s cooked, add the sweetcorn and the spinach.
  • Reduce the heat, and wait until the spinach softens. Then add the chicken stock, diluted in the water.
  • When it begins the boil, gradually add the cream, mixing as you do.
  • Leave it 5 minutes longer and serve.

Do you have a tin of sweetcorn at home? Don’t hesitate to try these great recipes!

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