Mexican Street Corn (Elotes)

Try our version of the traditional Mexican street corn, Elote! Meeting IDDSI levels 4-7, it’s a great recipe to kick off summer for those on dysphagia diets.


Ingredients 1 servings 6 servings 12 servings
THICK & EASY® Pureed Shaped Corn item: 27074 1 – 3 oz portion 6 – 3 oz portions 12 – 3 oz portions
Mexican crema, crème fraiche or sour cream ½ Tbsp 3 Tbsp ¼ cup + 2 Tbsp
Mayonnaise ½ Tbsp 3 Tbsp ¼ cup + 2 Tbsp
Lime juice ¼ tsp 1 ½ tsp 1 Tbsp
Cotija cheese or Grated Parmesan ½ Tbsp 3 Tbsp ¼ cup + 2 Tbsp
Salt or Chili powder, if desired To taste To taste To taste



  1. Heat THICK & EASY® Pureed Shaped Corn per package directions.
  2. Combine the crema or sour cream with mayonnaise and lime juice and stir well.
  3. Cover and chill until ready to serve.

To Serve

  1. Place the heated pureed corn portion onto a plate or serving dish.
  2. Spread or drizzle the cream mixture evenly over the corn.
  3. Sprinkle with cotija or parmesan cheese and season with salt and chili powder, if desired.


For Level 4 consistency diets, mix the cheese with the cream so there are no loose particulates.

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 corn portion with toppings

Calories: 270

Total Fat: 18g

Saturated Fat: 4.5g

Trans Fat: 0g

Cholesterol: 10 mg

Sodium: 460 mg

Total Carbohydrates: 24g

Dietary Fiber: 1g

Total Sugars: 8g

Added Sugars: 7g

Protein: 3g

Vitamin D: 0 mg (0% DV)

Calcium: 30 mg (2% DV)

Iron: 0 mg (0% DV)

Potassium: 10 mg (0% DV)