Coconut-Creamed Corn & Grains

Coconut-Creamed Corn And Grains

Course: Lunch, DinnerDifficulty: Beginner
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Coconut-Creamed Corn and Grains is a delicious and nutritious dish that combines the creaminess of coconut milk with the sweetness of fresh corn kernels, mixed in with a variety of grains. This vegan-friendly recipe is perfect for those who are looking for a healthy yet satisfying meal that can be prepared quickly. The dish features an array of textures and flavors, from the tender grains to the crunchy toppings, all working together to create a truly memorable culinary experience. With its combination of wholesome ingredients and bold flavors, Coconut-Creamed Corn and Grains is sure to become a favorite among both vegans and non-vegans alike.


  • 1 cup quinoa

  • 1 cup millet

  • 2 cups water

  • 1 can (14 oz) coconut milk

  • 2 cups fresh or frozen corn kernels

  • 1 small onion, finely chopped

  • 1 garlic clove, minced

  • 1 tsp ground cumin

  • 1 tsp smoked paprika

  • Salt and pepper to taste

  • Chopped fresh cilantro, for garnish (optional)


  • In a medium saucepan, combine the quinoa, millet, and water. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until the grains are cooked and the water is absorbed. Fluff with a fork and set aside.
  • In a large skillet, heat a tablespoon of oil over medium heat. Add the onion and garlic and sauté until softened.
  • Add the corn kernels to the skillet and stir to combine with the onion and garlic.
  • Pour in the can of coconut milk and add the cumin, smoked paprika, salt, and pepper. Bring the mixture to a simmer and cook for 5-7 minutes or until the corn is cooked and the mixture has thickened slightly.
  • Add the cooked quinoa and millet to the skillet and stir to combine with the coconut-corn mixture. Cook for a few more minutes to warm everything through.
  • Serve the coconut-creamed corn and grains hot, garnished with chopped fresh cilantro if desired.


  • Nutritional information may vary depending on the specific ingredients and amounts used in the recipe.

Nutrition Facts

4 servings per container


  • Amount Per Serving% Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 19g 30%
    • Saturated Fat 13g 65%
  • Sodium 52mg 3%
  • Amount Per Serving% Daily Value *
  • Total Carbohydrate 59g 20%
    • Dietary Fiber 9g 36%
    • Sugars 4g
  • Protein 12g 24%

    * The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

    Enjoy your delicious and healthy Coconut-Creamed Corn And Grains!

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