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Summer means fresh corn on the cob is back in season!
This perfect summer veg is the ideal side to just about any meal. While corn on the cob is delicious with just a simple slathering of butter and salt, it’s also the perfect canvas for all kinds of flavor additions. So grab an ear or two and try these fun twists on a summer classic!
1. Spicy Grilled Corn
Just add a packet of Old El Paso taco seasoning to butter and you’ve got the best of both worlds: spicy, taco flavors and corn on the cob.
2. Grilled Corn Nibblers with Lime Butter
Mix it up with chopped onion, red bell pepper, and the tang of fresh lime juice!
3. Grilled Béarnaise Corn and Potato Packs
Coat your veggies with delicious homemade béarnaise sauce with these easy to assemble corn and potato packets. Then brighten the dish with a sprinkle of fresh chives.
4. Grilled Corn with Garlic Cilantro Butter
Fresh cilantro, lime zest, and garlic salt turn creamy butter into a flavor bomb!
5. Grilled Cajun Corn
Brushing corn on the cob with melted butter mixed with Cajun seasoning and red pepper sauce (before tossing them on the grill) adds a mouthwatering spicy, smoky kick.
6. Savory Corn on a Stick
Food on a stick isn’t just for kebabs or state fairs. Spear corn on the cob, then brush with tangy Italian dressing and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. You won’t even miss the butter!
7. Baked Corn on the Cob with Herbs
The best thing about corn is you can add almost any herb and it will taste amazing. Basil, rosemary, dill…the possibilities are endless.
8. Burger and Veggie Packs
Toss corn into foil packets filled with burgers and other veggies and let the savory, meaty juices bake into each ear of corn.
9. Keep 'Em Clean
Of course, when eating corn on the cob it is of the utmost importance to keep fingers clean. Use these awesome Dinosaur Corn Cob Holders with easy DIY instructions. Or make dinner extra magical with these colorful Unicorn Corn Holders.
So be creative! Try any of these ideas, or invent some of your own flavor combinations to find fun new ways to spice up corn on the cob.