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Top 10 Fresh Corn Recipes

From corn fritters to grilled pizza, we've got some unexpected ways to incorporate fresh corn, a farmers' market staple, into a variety of dishes. We're also sharing some easy corn sautés and everybody's favorite go-to: grilled corn on the cob.


Chili-Cheddar Grits with Grilled Corn & Tomatoes

Grilled corn adds texture to these quick grits. Add tomatoes and extra-sharp Cheddar, and you've got a rich main course.

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Spicy Grilled Corn Salad with Black Beans & Queso Fresco

Queso fresco, a mild white cheese popular in Latin American cuisines, has a feta-like texture and flavor that pairs well with the starchy corn and beans in this recipe.

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Fresh Corn Fritters

Fritters are the perfect anytime-food. Try these bite-size fritters as an appetizer served with Charred Tomato Salsa, as a side with grilled chicken or fish, or even for breakfast with maple syrup.

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Corn, Sweet Onion & Zucchini Sauté with Fresh Mint

If you get tired of plain old corn on the cob, cut the kernels off and turn them into something exciting. The trick to this summer-in-a-bowl sauté is adding flavor in stages.

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Toasted Corn, Cherry Tomato, and Edamame Salad

Toasting the corn in a skillet brings out its nutty flavor in this summery twist on a classic succotash.

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Summer Corn Chowder with Scallions, Bacon & Potatoes

When you've got fresh corn coming out of your ears, use it in this quick, satisfying soup, which uses the cobs to infuse even more corn flavor into the broth.

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Grilled Corn on the Cob with Thyme & Roasted Red Pepper Butter

The butter in this dish is at once sweet and tangy, a bright addition to plain old grilled corn on the cob.

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Corn Sauté with Ginger, Garlic & Fresh Cilantro

Give your corn a kick. Ginger, garlic, and serrano chiles combine with fresh cilantro to make a flavor-packed side, perfect alongside seared fish.

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Maine Event Lobster & Corn Grilled Pizza

If you've never thought about corn as a pizza topping, this recipe will change that. Along with the lobster, the grilled corn makes this a luxurious pizza-and a real change of pace from your regular cookout routine.

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Sweet Corn Cake with Blueberry-Lavender Compote

Fresh corn isn't just for side dishes; here, it's used to make an effortlessly elegant cake.

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