30 Sweet Corn Recipes
Corn and Tomato Pasta Salad
Shredded chicken makes this gorgeous salad hearty enough to serve on its own for dinner.
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.
Fresh Corn Salad
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 Corn Bruschetta
Mexican Corn Salsa
We love the sweet heat of this sunny salsa. This recipe comes from the Glass Rooster Cannery cooking school and farm store in Sunbury, Ohio.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Fresh Corn, Tomato and Chipotle Chile Salsa
Homemade salsa bursts with freshness thanks to straight-from-the-garden corn, tomatoes and sweet peppers. Chipotle chiles add a hint of heat alongside the tangy lime juice. It's like a bite of summer when scooped up on corn chips. You can also serve it with grilled meat or poultry.
Corn-Mushroom Risotto with Chicken
Pea pods add delightful crunch to a creamy mixture of chicken, corn, rice and cheese.
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.
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!"
Charred Corn Guacamole with Tortilla Crisps
Lightly charring corn kernels under the broiler adds a pleasant smoky flavor to this make-ahead dip.
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.