Nothing is quite as satisfying about summer as biting into a steaming ear of fresh corn. When the weather gets warm, corn is abundant in every grocery store, farmers’ market, and roadside stand. While steaming and grilling are delicious classics, there’s many more ways to enjoy this flavorful veggie.
Comforting and filling, this Creamy Corn Risotto is a great way to use up your corn bounty. Switch out spicy peppers (such as poblanos) in place of the bell pepper for a spicy-sweet flavor combo.
Pair your fresh corn with other seasonal vegetable for a delicious and healthy Summer Veggie Pizza. Using a prepared pizza crust makes this a fast dinner for weeknights.
Enjoy the creamy texture of grits with the added flavor pop of fresh corn in Saucy Crawfish with Whole Corn Grits. Substitute shrimp if crawfish is unavailable, both will be equally delicious in the spiced sauce.
Dessert isn’t always associated with corn, but this dish may break that misconception. Sweet Corn Ice Cream is a cool way to use our favorite summer vegetable. Keep reading: