You are here

Mixed Pepper Maque Choux

admin's picture
The maque choux is a stewed corn preparation prepared with fresh corn and vegetables like pepper, onions and tomatoes. Seasoned with salt and red and balck peppers, the maque choux is can be served as a side in a meal and is quite flavorful.
Ingredients
  Ears of corn 8 Medium (Fresh Ones)
  Onion 1 Medium, chopped to make 1/2 cup
  Chopped green pepper 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Tomato 1 Medium, cut up
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground red pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

Remove corn from cob, cutting two thirds of the way to the cob.
Then, scrape the cob with the dull edge of a knife.
You should have about 4 cups corn mixture.
Set aside.
In a 3 quart saucepan over medium heat cook onion and green pepper in butter or margarine about 5 minutes or till vegetables are tender.
Stir in corn, tomato, salt, red pepper, and black pepper.
Reduce heat to low.
Cover and cook about 20 minutes or till corn is tender.
Season to taste with salt.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Stewed
Ingredient: 
Vegetable
Interest: 
Party, Healthy

Rate It

Your rating: None
4.16875
Average: 4.2 (16 votes)