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Grilled Corn with Basil Butter

If you love corn on the cob, you’ll love it grilled and brushed with seasoned butter.

Grilled corn on the cob with basil recipe 

Total time: 25 minutes

Makes 8 servings  

Ingredients

1 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature

1 cup loosely packed fresh basil leaves

¼ tsp. salt

¼ tsp. pepper

1 clove garlic, minced

8 ears corn, husked, washed, and dried

1-2 tbsp. vegetable oil

Salt and pepper, to taste  

Instructions

1. Preheat grill to medium-high heat.

2. Place the ingredients for the basil butter (butter, basil, ¼ teaspoon each salt and pepper, and garlic) in the bowl of a food processor and pulse until blended. Transfer to a small bowl and set aside.

3. Brush the corn with vegetable oil and season with salt and pepper to taste.

4. Grill for about 10 to 15 minutes, turning frequently, until corn is charred and tender. Serve immediately with basil butter.  

Nutrition Facts: Calories: 326; Fat: 27; Carbohydrates: 22 g; Protein: 4.5 g; Sugars: 5.8 g; Dietary fiber: 6 g; Cholesterol: 62 mg; Sodium: 92 mg  

Related: Spiced Grilled Chicken with Lemon

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Reference: “Grilled Corn with Basil Butter.” Let’s Dish, 2016. Web. 21 May. 2019. <https://letsdishrecipes.com/2016/06/grilled-corn-with-basil-butter.html>

 

 

 

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Sandy Patton

Sandy is a Marketing Communications Specialist and has been with SelectHealth for 15 years. Her prior roles include health education and wellness coaching.