Baby Corn is the one of the valuable vegetables containing essential nutrients. These are immature tiny ears of sweet corn, picked off while corn ears start developing. Baby Corn is mainly harvested from many common varieties of corn but, special varieties of baby corn are also available. Baby corn for canning is mostly grown in Asia, where the hand picking is less costly.
Baby Corn is rich source of dietary fibers, iron, vitamin A, folate (B-group vitamins). Baby corn also provides potassium and vitamin C.
Vegetables have very little amount of calories and are proved to be help in reducing weight if taken in appropriate quantity.Fibres of Baby corn provides calories that prevent weight gain. One can try out many instant and delicious baby corn recipes like baby corn delight, pasta etc. while retaining its low calorie nutrients and original taste.
Mouth Watering Recipe of Baby Corn
Baby Corn Pasta Salad
1 pound cooked ziti
1 cup cooked asparagus
1 can baby corn, drained
1/2 cup diced oil-packed sun dried tomatoes
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
1/2 cup bottled Italian or Caesar dressing
Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and transfer to a large bowl. Add asparagus, corn, sun-dried tomatoes and parsley and toss to combine. Add dressing and toss to coat.