Sauteed fresh corn

Dietician's 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.

Serving Information

Serves 6

Nutritional analysis per serving

Calories: 78
Total carbohydrate: 11 g
Cholesterol: 8 mg
Dietary fiber: 1 g
Monounsaturated fat: < 1 g
Protein: 4 g
Saturated fat: 0.5 g
Serving size: About 3/4 cup
Sodium: 216 mg
Total fat: 2 g

DASH Eating Plan Servings

Vegetables: 1

Diabetes Meal Plan Choices

Starches: 1

Mayo Clinic Healthy Weight Pyramid Servings

Carbohydrates: 1

Last Updated Mar 30, 2017

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