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“From Bon Appetit.”
READY IN:
50mins
SERVES:
6
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Prepare barbecue (medium-high heat).
  2. Brush corn with sesame oil.
  3. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  4. Grill until slightly charred, turning occasionally with tongs, about 15 minutes.
  5. Transfer to work surface and cool.
  6. Cut corn kernels off cobs and place in medium bowl.
  7. Saute bacon in heavy large skillet over medium-high heat until crisp and brown.
  8. Using slotted spoon, transfer bacon to paper towels to drain.
  9. Pour off all but 3 tablespoons bacon drippings from skillet.
  10. Add onion and garlic to drippings in skillet.
  11. Saute until onion is almost tender, about 3 minutes.
  12. Add bell pepper, tomato, corn, and bacon.
  13. Stir 2 minutes.
  14. Add cream; reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until cream thickens enough to coat vegetables, stirring often, about 15 minutes.
  15. Season to taste. (Can be made 2 hours ahead. Rewarm before continuing).
  16. Mix in green onions and serve.

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