Cajun Smothered Corn

Total Time
15 mins
20 mins

From the Seattle Times newspaper, a simple and tasty side dish. This can be prepared ahead of time and rewarmed before serving. Do not add the bacon or lime juice until just before serving.ZWT South region (Cajun) and Mid-West region (corn).

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  1. Put bacon into saucepan, set over medium heat and fry until crisp.
  2. Remove the bacon with a slotted spoon to a paper towel-lined plate.
  3. Crumble bacon; set aside.
  4. Add onion, bell pepper, celery and garlic to pan.
  5. Sauteā€š 3 minutes.
  6. Cover pan; cook 5 minutes.
  7. Add corn, tomatoes, paprika, basil, thyme, cayenne, salt and pepper.
  8. Cook over medium heat, stirring often, for 5 minutes or until corn is heated through and flavors have blended.
  9. Add bacon and lime juice.
  10. Stir 1 minute; serve.