Cheesy Mexican Street Corn Nachos

Kick off your Cinco de Mayo party with these tasty sweetcorn nachos
Street Corn Nachos

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Covering cheese-rich nachos in grilled corn adds a hint of summer sweetness to this tasty Mexican dish.

This recipe is courtesy of Closet Cooking.

8
Servings
521
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • 4 Cups fresh corn
  • 2 Tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 Tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 Cup cream
  • 8 Ounces Monterey Jack cheese, shredded
  • 14 Ounces tortilla chips
  • 1/4 Cup cotija or feta, crumbled
  • 2 Tablespoons sour cream
  • 2 Tablespoons cilantro, chopped
  • Cayenne, to taste
  • 1 1 lime, cut into wedges

Directions

Melt the butter in a heavy bottomed pan over a medium-high heat. Add the corn and let cook until it begins to char. Stir it, and let it char again before removing from the heat. Stir in the mayo.

In a small pan, stir the cornstarch into the cream. Over a low heat, bring to a simmer, reduce the heat, and stir in the cheese until it melts.

Place the nachos on a serving dish, pour on the cheese, top with the corn, cotija, sour cream, cilantro, and cayenne, and squeeze lime juice over the whole dish.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
28g
40%
Sugar
5g
6%
Saturated Fat
11g
46%
Cholesterol
45mg
15%
Carbohydrate, by difference
57g
44%
Protein
15g
33%
Vitamin A, RAE
128µg
18%
Vitamin B-12
1µg
42%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
6mg
8%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
24µg
27%
Calcium, Ca
306mg
31%
Choline, total
21mg
5%
Fiber, total dietary
6g
24%
Fluoride, F
26µg
1%
Folate, total
51µg
13%
Iron, Fe
2mg
11%
Magnesium, Mg
73mg
23%
Manganese, Mn
1mg
56%
Niacin
2mg
14%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
328mg
47%
Selenium, Se
9µg
16%
Sodium, Na
624mg
42%
Water
122g
5%
Zinc, Zn
2mg
25%

Cheesy Shopping Tip

If a piece of cheese smells strongly of ammonia, don't buy it. This is typically a sign of spoilage.

Cheesy Cooking Tip

Allow cheese to come to room temperature before serving. This will accentuate the flavors and aromas.