Summer Recipe: Elote Corn

Need a New Sustainable Recipe This Summer?
Try making Elote Corn! This savory and refreshing dish is perfect for a summer day!

Ingredients:
4 ears of corn
1/3 cup of sour cream / Mexican crema
1/3 cup of mayonnaise (you can substitute with vegan mayonnaise)
1 teaspoon of ancho chili powder
1 teaspoon of cumin
1 tablespoons of finely minced cilantro (optional)
1/2 cup of crumbled cotija cheese (optional)
1 teaspoon of Kosher salt
1 tablespoon of vegetable oil (if grilling)
1 pot of water (if boiling)
1 Lime

Instructions:
- In a small bowl combine mayonnaise, sour cream, most of the chili pepper, most of the cumin powder, and the 1 teaspoon of salt. The remaining chili powder and cumin will be used to garnish the corn at the end. Set aside.
- Prepare the crumbled cotija cheese and cilantro, these ingredients will be used to garnish the corn at the end.

Grilled Corn
- Brush grill grate with vegetable oil. Heat grill to high heat. Place corn directly on the grill. Grill corn, turning occasionally until cooked and lightly charred for about 10 minutes.
OR
Boiled Corn
- Boil your peeled corn for 10 minutes. After boiling, carefully remove and pat dry.

- Brush the corn with the mayonnaise and sour cream mixture.
- Sprinkle the cotija cheese crumbles (optional), chili powder mixture, and cilantro (optional) in that order.
- Squeeze lime over the corn and serve immediately.

Extra Tip!
You can cut the corn off the cobs and serve with spoonfuls of the mayonnaise /sour cream mixture and serve as a side-dish with other foods!