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Prep Time:
15 minutes
Cook Time:
45 minutes
4 servings

8 ears fresh corn with shucks on

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper

3 tablespoons butter

1 tablespoon sugar

1 onion onion chopped

1/4 cup evaporated milk

1 tomato peeled, seeded and chopped

2 eggs eggs, beaten


Cut corn from cobs.
Save cobs and husks.
Put the largest husks into a pan of boiling water to soften.
Heat the butter in a pan, add the onion, and cook until soft.
Add the tomato, salt and pepper and sugar and cook for 5 to 6 minutes.
Add the corn, milk, and eggs and cook for 10 minutes, stirring constan
Remove the husks from the water and dry.
Place 3 tablespoons of the corn mixture on the center of each husk.
Fold the sides of the husks over to form a small package.
(Use 2 leaves if you need to.
Tie the packages with string.
Place cobs in the bottom of a pot.
Add water halfway up the cobs.
Place the humitas on top of the cobs.
Cover the pot and steam for 40 minutes.
Serve hot

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