The Veggie of Summer...Corn

Nothing like that golden kernel at the family grill out, or souffléd in sweet buttery goodness. It’s one of the easiest summer side dishes plus it’s just one of those things people of every age love. So we’re featuring this summer favorite on the blog with simple and easy recipes to side with your mains.

Grilled Corn with Cilantro & Sesame

Grilled Corn with Cilantro and Sesame via Martha Stewart.

Find the recipe for Martha Stewart’s quick and easy seasonal side dish. Show up to the Memorial BBQ with this golden delicious treat and you’ll be the talk of the party! Click here for the recipe.

Healthy Mexican Casserole with Roasted Corn & Peppers

Healthy Mexican Casserole with Roasted Corn and Peppers via Pinch of Yum.

This Healthy Mexican Casserole has roasted corn, roasted bell peppers, cheese, enchilada sauce, and corn tortillas. Perfect leftovers for lunches! Click here for Pinch of Yum’s recipe.

Sweet Potatoes Stuffed with Chipotle Black Bean & Corn Salad

Sweet Potatoes Stuffed with Chipotle Black Bean & Corn Salad via Alaska from Scratch.

This protein packed treat has everything you need to be a full meal. I love sweet potato and it’s a recipe I’m very familiar with. This is perfect when you’re watching the calories or even as a post work-out meal. Click here for the recipe

Creamy Spicy Summer Corn Salad

Creamy Spicy Summer Corn Salad via Cook the Story.

This summer corn salad recipe is sweet, creamy and spicy all at once. Perfect for your summer BBQs! Click here for the recipe.

Slow Cooker Creamed Corn

Slow Cooker Creamed Corn via Gimme Some Oven.

Set it and basically, forget it. Voila a side order of mmmm mmmm goodness! Click here for this recipe from Gimme Some Oven.

Mexican Chopped Salad

Mexican Chopped Salad via The Cafe Sucre Farine.

This Mexican Chopped Salad is perfect with any Mexican meal and always gets rave reviews! It’s also delicious spooned over chicken, shrimp or pork or beef! Click here to start this recipe.

Slow Cooker Pumpkin Maple Cornbread

Slow Cooker Pumpkin Maple Cornbread via Domino.

Now, I know this sounds more like Thanksgving, and you’re welcome. But you can get creative and substitute for another sweet puree + cornmeal combination or keep is classic. Either way, this is NECESSARY. Click here for the recipe.

Cheesy Corn Fritters

Cheesy Corn Fritters via House of Yumm.

These particular corn fritters are loaded up with chopped jalapeno, green onion, and cilantro. Plus there’s a healthy portion of cheese. Click here for this easy to freeze recipe.


Classic Corn on the Cob via Spicy Southern Kitchen.

The classic corn-on-the-cob still reigns supreme at any cook-out. Many generations have their boiling techniques or secret ingredients for preparing this mouth watering veggie, which makes this even more special. Check out this technique from the Spicy Southern Kitchen, here.

Looking for more summer outdoor inspiration, here’s a few other blog posts to get your motivated: Salads for the Memorial Day BBQ, House Tour: Summer Lakeside, 10 Backyard Oasis. Browse for more recipes and healthier choices on our blog, HERE!