Healthy Grilled Mexican Corn

By August 16, 2019Recipes

Healthy Grilled Mexican Corn
Courtesy of The Adventure Bite, Dani Meyer

This healthy grilled mexican corn is always the star of the party. We substitute greek yogurt for mayonnaise for a healthy swap, add crumbly mexican cheese, spices, cilantro and plenty of lime juice.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 8 ears

8 ears of fresh corn
1 1/4 cup greek yogurt nonfat
2.5 oz package mexican cotija cheese, crumbled
1/2 teaspoon chile powder
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup cilantro minced finely
4 limes cut in wedges

1. Pull back husks on corn and remove silks. Trim the husks if desired or remove all together but leave the stalk for a nice handle.
2. Grill over a hot grill turning every 10 minutes or so (more frequent if your grill has hot spots) until corn is cooked through and nicely blackened in spots, about 35 minutes total.
3. Combine yogurt and cheese in a bowl.
4. Combine chile powder, garlic powder, salt and pepper in bowl
5. Slather hot corn with yogurt sauce, top with spice mixture, cilantro, and squeeze lime over or serve with lime wedges.

Nutrition Facts
Servings 8

Amount Per Serving
calories 206

Total Fat 5g
Saturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 15mg
Sodium 245mg
Potassium 441mg
Total Carbohydrate 34g
Dietary Fiber 4g
Sugars 9g
Protein 10g