Sweet Corn Dip

  • Prep Time 5 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Makes 2 ½ cups

Ingredients

  • 3 corn cobs
  • 1 pkg light cream cheese, room temperature 250 g
  • 1/2 red pepper, chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped chives 60 mL
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper 1 mL
  • 1/8 tsp each salt and pepper 0.5 mL

Directions

  • Step 1

    Cook corn cobs in a large pot of boiling water until tender, 4 to 6 min. Reserve 3 tbsp (45 mL) cooking water, then drain corn. Once cooled, cut kernels from cob. Place about 1/3 of kernels in a blender along with 2 tbsp (30 mL) reserved cooking water. Blend until a thick purée forms, adding remaining water if needed.

  • Step 2

    Beat cream cheese until smooth using an electric mixer (stand or hand-held). Gradually beat in corn mixture until combined. Stir in remaining whole kernels, red pepper, chives, cayenne, salt and pepper.

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Nutrition Facts

  • Nutrition Description 2 tbsp/30 mL
  • Calories 50
  • Fat 4 g
  • Saturated Fat 2.5 g
  • Carbs 4 g
  • Sugar 1 g
  • Protein 1 g
  • Cholesterol 10 mg
  • Sodium 70 mg