Servings: 4

Elote is a favorite summer BBQ treat! Caramelized grilled corn is slathered with a sauce made from Mexican crema, then sprinkled with cotija cheese and cilantro. Butter may be good, but this corn cannot be beat!

Preparation

  1. Grill or roast the corn until lightly charred all over - it should not be burnt.
  2. Meanwhile in a bowl mix together the Crema, cotija cilantro, garlic, chili powder and lime juice until well blended.
  3. Brush the hot corn generously with the sauce. Sprinkle with extra cotija cheese and cilantro. If you like spicy sprinkle with extra chili too.

Ingredients:

  • 4 ears of corn
  • 1/2 cup Mexican Crema
  • 1/4 cup grated cotija + extra for serving (see Ann’s Tips)
  • 1/2 cup chopped cilantro + extra for serving (see Ann’s Tips)
  • 2  cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder(optional)
  • 1/2 lime juiced

Nutritional Information

Calories

212 cals

Fat

9 g

Saturated Fat

5 g

Polyunsaturated Fat

1 g

Monounsaturated Fat

3 g

Carbohydrates

32 g

Sugar

6 g

Fiber

4 g

Protein

7 g

Sodium

136 mg

*per serving

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Ann's Tips and Tricks

You can use crumbled feta instead of cotija

If you are a cilantro hater, use a 50/50 blend of chopped parsley and mint.

 


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