No-Cream Creamed Corn

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READY IN: 25mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 8
    cups thawed corn kernels (fresh from 8 large ears or frozen)
  • 3
    tablespoons olive oil
  • 2
    medium leeks, white parts thinly sliced (2 cups)
  • 1
    teaspoon salt
  • 14
    cup fresh dill, fronds chopped
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DIRECTIONS

  • Purée 3 cups corn kernels with 2 cups water until smooth. Strain mixture through sieve. Discard solids.
  • Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat, add leeks and salt, and sauté 1 minute. Add remaining 5 cups corn, and sauté 2 minutes more.
  • Add corn purée to corn-leek mixture, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, and simmer 15 minutes, stirring often. Mixture should be thick and creamy. Remove from heat, and stir in dill. Season with salt and pepper, if desired.
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