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Humitas

Family-friendly

Rating

Quick and easy

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Prep Time:

15 minutes

Cook Time:

45 minutes

Makes:

4 servings

Ingredients

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

Instructions


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 constantly.

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
Nutritional Information
No Nutritional Information Available
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Created 07/31/2009
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