Easy Creamed Corn with Basil
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Serves: Serves 4 as a side
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 2 shallots, finely diced (or ½ a yellow onion)
  • 2 medium garlic cloves, minced
  • 4 cups fresh corn, cut from the cob (about 5 -6 ears), or frozen and thawed
  • 4 ounces mascarpone or cream cheese
  • ½ cup half and half or milk
  • Kosher salt and freshly cracked black pepper
  • 15 basil leaves, cut into thin ribbons
  1. Melt the butter in a large skillet set over medium-high heat. Add the shallots and garlic and cook until translucent, about 2 minutes. Add corn and cook, stirring often, until the corn is just cooked through, about 5 minutes. Stir in mascarpone and milk and cook until cheese melts and forms a sauce, about 3 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Turn of heat, stir in basil and serve.
Recipe by Nerds with Knives at https://nerdswithknives.com/easy-creamed-corn-basil/