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Sauteed fresh corn

Medically reviewed on Mar 30, 2017

Serves 6

Dietitian Tip

Prosciutto is a seasoned Italian ham that has less fat and fewer calories than bacon. If you don't have prosciutto, you can use smoked turkey instead.


  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 2 ounces prosciutto, cut into thin strips (about 1/2 cup)
  • 2 cups fresh corn kernels (cut from about 4 medium ears of corn) or frozen corn
  • 1 green bell pepper, seeded, cored and diced
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic


In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the prosciutto and saute until the meat is crisp, about 5 minutes. Stir in the corn, bell pepper and garlic. Saute, stirring occasionally, until the kernels are tender, 5 to 7 minutes. Serve immediately.

Nutritional Analysis (per serving)

Serving SizeAbout 3/4 cup
Carbohydrate11 g
Cholesterol8 mg
Fiber1 g
Protein4 g
Sodium216 mg
Monounsaturated Fat< 1 g
Saturated Fat0.5 g
Total Fat2 g

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