26 Sweet Corn Recipes
Chicken and Corn Hash Brown Bake
This comfort food hotdish offers a new twist on the usual hash brown casserole. Try it for everyday meals as well as potlucks!
Fresh Corn Risotto with Wild Rice and Pancetta
This dish is perfect for entertaining. Get guests involved: One can stir the risotto while another tosses a salad. Don't rush risotto; it takes time and stirring.
Sweet Corn Pizza
Corn adds sweet flavor and crisp texture to this easy pizza. The pesto practically melts into the warm crust for a flavor-packed base.
Old-Fashioned Scalloped Corn
Fresh corn blends with canned cream-style corn for a summertime take on this favorite side dish. Toasted and buttered crushed crackers add more texture to the top of the casserole.
Sweet-Hot Corn and Blueberry Relish
Blueberries add a pop of juiciness, while corn contributes sweet crispness to this fresh-tasting relish. It's good over grilled meat, poultry or fish.
Summer Corn Chowder
Sweet corn and soybeans bring a taste of summer to this hearty, healthy chowder that goes together with only a little chopping. Creamed corn adds body to the colorful bowl of soup.
Fresh Corn and Avocado Pico de Gallo
For a party, assemble the day ahead and serve with from-scratch tortilla chips or your favorite purchased chips.
Cornmeal Griddle Cakes with Sauteed Corn
Cornmeal adds crunch to this dish, which you can serve as a side or appetizer. Save time by prepping the fresh corn the night before.
Corn bread gets a makeover in this recipe that includes either whole kernels of fresh summer corn or canned corn, if you're short on time. Spice it up with some cumin or chili powder.
Sweet Corn Ice Cream
Corn in a dessert? Corn kernels and cobs steep in half-and-half along with spices. Topped with caramel sauce, the golden dessert reminds you of caramel corn.
Corn and Tomato Pasta Salad
Use corn husks to package your fish fillets in this main dish. Roasting the corn for the salsa intensifies its flavor. Serve with tortilla chips for scooping up any leftover salsa on your plate.
Triangle Ranch Scalloped Corn
Diced green chile peppers give this baked and cheesy dish character with some hotness. We like the crunch from the saltine crackers, too. The recipe comes from Triangle Ranch Bed and Breakfast in western South Dakota, where guests enjoy hearty meals prepared by B&B owner Lyndy Ireland.
Garden Corn and Black Bean Salad
This salad bursts with the flavor of fresh vegetables, cilantro and black beans. The recipe, from a Kettering, Ohio, reader, is loaded with vitamins A and C -- and packs a wallop in fiber, too.
Creamed Corn Casserole
Cream cheese adds extra creaminess to this corn side-dish recipe. Bake in the oven, or follow the slow-cooker directions.
Smoked Corn Cakes with Tomato and Sour Cream Sauce
This recipe is a favorite at Deadwood Thymes Cafe and Bistro in Deadwood, South Dakota, where the chef smokes the corn before adding it. You can use roasted corn, too; we like it both ways.
Peppery T-Bones and Chili Corn
Serve this duo of grilled steak and corn on the cob with your favorite warm or cold potato salad.
Chicken and Corn Pizza
A mixture of Parmesan and ricotta cheeses bakes on a store-bought crust. Top it with corn, chicken, sweet pepper, lemon peel, goat cheese and herbs in this creative recipe.
Grilled Ham and Corn Kabobs
Fresh apricots make a surprise appearance in this skewered main dish -- perfect for a barbecue. Brush a mixture of apricot nectar, honey, lemon juice and mustard on the grilling kabobs.
Charred Corn Guacamole with Tortilla Crisps
Lightly charring corn kernels under the broiler adds a pleasant smoky flavor to this make-ahead dip.
Plenty of meat, potatoes and corn make a satisfying meal-in-a-bowl. "It never fails to receive rave reviews," notes one of our website readers. "One of my all-time favorite soups!"
Grilled Pork Wraps with Roasted Corn and Tomato Relish
We created this sandwich in honor of Iowa, known for its large harvests of corn and pork. Slather honey-mustard glaze on pork while it's grilling. Roll up the grilled meat and the homemade corn relish in a flour tortilla.
Lime juice adds punch to this sweet and tangy salsa. The recipe comes from Rhoads Farm Market near Circleville, Ohio.
Skillet Corn Bread
Long before corn stick pans and muffin tins, a skillet was the choice for making corn bread. This traditional recipe comes from a bed-and-breakfast in Eureka Springs, Arkansas.
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