Instant Pot Mexican Street Corn + More Summer Instant Pot Hacks

Jul 2 2019
The Instant Pot has so many uses, and HG superfan Scott Wolf (not the actor) introduced us to the wonders of the steamer basket. We used it to whip up this outrageously tasty recipe, and we're officially ready for ALL the barbecues…

Hungry Girl's Healthy Instant Pot Mexican Corn on the Cob Recipe

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1/4th of recipe (1 ear): 124 calories, 3g total fat (1g sat. fat), 219mg sodium, 20.5g carbs, 2g fiber, 7.5g sugars, 5.5g protein

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Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 20 minutes


4 medium ears of corn, husks removed

4 wedges The Laughing Cow Light Creamy Swiss Cheese (or 1/4 cup light/reduced-fat cream cheese)

1 tsp. taco seasoning

Optional topping: chopped fresh cilantro


Add 2 cups of water to an Instant Pot. Place a stainless-steel steamer basket inside the pot.

Place corn in the basket and seal with lid. Press Manual/Pressure Cook, and set time for 2 minutes. (Instant Pot will preheat for about 15 minutes.)

Once cooked, press Keep Warm/Cancel. Vent to release steam. (Careful. It’s hot!)

Spread cheese onto corn, and sprinkle with taco seasoning.


Hungry for More Summer Instant Pot Hacks?

Deviled Eggs Made Easy - Use the IP to cook up a dozen eggs, and you'll be on your way to Devilish Eggs in no time.

Pulled Chicken for the Potluck - Timesaving hack! Pop frozen chicken breasts right into the Instant Pot. Once cooked, shred and mix with your favorite BBQ sauce.

Easy Spaghetti Squash = Veggie-Noodle Pasta Salad - Cook up some spaghetti squash in your Instant Pot, and then use it in a refreshing spin on pasta salad… like this one!

It's Always a Good Time for Chili - Chili is a cookout classic, and the Instant Pot is a great shortcut to slow-simmered flavor. This turkey chili recipe is where it’s at!

Must-Listen Episode: Weight-Loss Q&A on the Hungry Girl Podcast!

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⭑ tips for tackling plateaus and emotional eating (plus the skinny on a virtual mindfulness workshop)
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⭑ what Lisa eats in a typical day (and how she incorporates the 80/20 philosophy!)
… and so much more!

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