Did you know you could juice corn?
Juiced corn, common in Central America and a longstanding tradition in many Asian countries, is a heart healthy option for those looking to try something new. This vegetable’s juice is filled with antioxidants. Among its many health benefits is its ability to lower the risk of colon cancer, boost the immune system, and lower LCL cholesterol levels. Corn is also rich in iron, making it an excellent option for those suffering from anemia.
This naturally sweet vegetable juice can be easily used in a variety of recipes. To make fresh corn juice, be sure to cut the kennels off the ears of corn. Corn can be juiced in its natural state or boiled. Fresh corn juice can be mixed with your choice of milk or in this
Traditional Mexican Corn Juice Recipe:
- 4 ears corn
- 1-2 jalapenos
- 4 peeled limes
- 2 bell peppers
- 1 large onion
- ½ bunch of cilantro
- 2 stalks of celery
This recipe was originally posted on ModernHomeMakers.com
To get corn when it’s naturally at its sweetest, keep an eye out for corn season in the summer. Only purchase what you will be juicing, since corn loses its sweetness with time. You can use our Ceado ES-700 commercial juicer to create this Mexican Corn Juice Recipe. If you add seasonal juice blends to your juice bar menu, this could be a good recipe to consider since corn is in season during the summer and it would spark interest. Many people are still not aware you can juice corn, but it’s a worthy addition to other juices that are popular with customers.
So give corn juice a try, and consider some of the other top fruits and vegetables for juicing. And you’re not sure which juicing equipment you need, reach out to us with your questions. We’re here to help!