Confetti Corn with Bacon
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Confetti Corn with Bacon

Red pepper, fresh lemon juice, cayenne, smokey paprika and bright cilantro in this dish will have your taste buds singing for more.
Course Sides
Cuisine American
Keyword vegetable
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 136kcal
Author Liz Della Croce


  • 2 slices bacon thinly sliced
  • 1 c onion minced
  • 2 c sweet corn fresh or frozen
  • 1 red pepper seeded and minced
  • 1/2 c chicken broth low sodium
  • 1/2 tbs smoked paprika
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne optional
  • 1 Juice of lemon
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh cilantro to serve optional


  • In a large saute pan, cool bacon until crispy over medium high heat.
  • Once browned, remove from pan and place on paper towel lined plate; set aside.
  • In the same pan, add onion and cook until soft about 4-5 minutes.
  • Add pinch of salt and pepper to release juices.
  • Stir in corn, red pepper, smoked paprika and cayenne.
  • Continue cooking for another minute or two before adding chicken broth.
  • Reduce heat to low and simmer for 5 minutes until corn is cooked through.
  • Add fresh lemon juice, reserved bacon pieces and chopped cilantro before serving.


Excellent source of Vitamin C


Calories: 136kcal | Carbohydrates: 25.6g | Protein: 4.2g | Fat: 2.2g | Saturated Fat: 0.6g | Cholesterol: 4mg | Sodium: 107mg | Fiber: 4.4g