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    The 25 BEST Corn Recipes

    It’s that time of year… corn season! From May to September, fresh corn can be found nationwide in your local farmer’s markets. Why not go beyond your basic buttered ear? Today we are presenting 25 corn recipes from GypsyPlate and around the internet.

    This amazing plant has become such a big part of our diets, that many people don’t know just how often they are eating corn. In fact, it’s estimated that 75% of processed foods contain corn products. But today we’re focusing on fresh corn, with a few corn meal and popcorn recipes at the end.

    So cook your way through this list, and enjoy that bountiful crop!

    The 25 BEST Corn Recipe

    1. Succotash

    Sufferin’ succotash! This classic American side dish goes back centuries. The main ingredients are corn kernels and lima beans, but regional variations include other vegetables and meats such as bacon or corned beef.

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    2. Pastel de Choclo

    This Pastel de Choclo is one of my favorite corn recipes. It’s a delicious savory corn casserole from Chile filled with perfectly seasoned ground beef and an array of other ingredients. Though there are a lot of different flavors in this recipe, the corn topping is the star!

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    3. Bacon Cheddar Jalapeño Cornbread

    This is cornbread taken to the next level, and then some. Bacon, cheddar and jalapenõs… what a combination!

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    4. Elote (Mexican Street Corn)

    Elote is a common street food in Mexico. Whole ears of corn are grilled and slathered with cheese and tasty spices.

    Get the Recipe at Princess Pinky Girl

    5. Mexican Street Corn Dip

    If you’re looking for a great new party appetizer, this Mexican Street Corn Dip is the answer. All the flavors you love in Elote smothered in a creamy sauce.

    Get the Recipe at Tastes of Lizzy T

    6. Masala Street Corn

    If you love grilled corn, this Indian version is a must try. It’s loaded with ghee, lime, garam masala powder and other great seasonings.

    Get the Recipe at Feasting at Home

    7. Avocado Corn Salad

    Corn salads are a summertime classic. This avocado corn salad beautifully combines the crispness of corn, the creaminess of avocado, and the freshness of juicy cherry tomatoes.

    Get the Recipe at Natasha’s Kitchen

    8. Black Bean Corn Salad

    Another great salad combo is corn and black beans. This Mexican inspired recipe is enhanced by a tangy cilantro lime dressing.

    Get the Recipe at Cooking Classy

    9. Homemade Corn Chowder

    This easy corn chowder is a great use for leftover corn. It makes a great lunch, but is hearty enough to serve as a main alongside some crusty bread and a salad.

    Get the Recipe at The Chunky Chef

    10. Chicken Corn Chowder

    If you’re looking for a little more protein in your soup, try this chicken corn chowder. It takes all the goodness of the basic recipe and bulks it up with chunks of tender chicken.

    Get the Recipe at Salt and Lavender

    11. Corn Fritters

    Anything fried has to taste good, right? These corn fritters consist of bites sized morsels of fried dough loaded with tender corn kernels. Yum!

    Get the Recipe at The Gunny Sack

    12. Githeri

    This Kenyan corn and bean soup is a tasty and nutritious meal in a bowl. It only takes about 15 minutes of hands on time, then simmers on it’s own to perfection.

    Get the Recipe at Cheapskate Cook

    13. Corn Salsa

    If you’re looking to add some freshness to your Mexican night, this quick and easy corn salsa makes the perfect topper for tacos and burrito bowls.

    Get the Recipe at Cookie and Kate

    14. Corn Pudding

    This corn pudding is like a moister, softer version of cornbread and is loaded with tender kernels. If this one hasn’t found it’s way to your holiday spread yet, you’re missing out!

    Get the Recipe at Dinner at the Zoo

    15. Creamed Corn

    Another holiday classic, this decadent creamed corn is a great side dish any time of year. Skip the canned stuff, this is so much better and takes under 15 minutes.

    Get the Recipe at The Blond Cook

    16. Ham & Corn Mini Quiches

    These tasty little quiches only take about 5 minutes of hands on time and your oven does the rest. They’re a great make ahead option for easy lunches or snacks.

    Get the Recipe at Bake Play Smile

    17. Corn Chaat

    This tasty and easy Indian recipe features corn kernels mixed with butter and tasty seasonings. It can be served as a snack or a salad.

    Get the Recipe and Whisk Affair

    18. Tomato and Corn Pie

    This recipe features two summertime favorites: corn and fresh tomatoes. Add in some herbs and plenty of cheese and you have one delicious side dish!

    Get the Recipe at I Am Baker

    19. Baby Corn Manchurian

    Who says corn has to be fully grown? This Indo-Chinese recipes features deep fried baby corns tossed in a perfectly seasoned sauce.

    Get the Recipe at Hebbars Kitchen

    20. Homemade Tortillas

    Sometimes a few extra minutes to make something homemade is worth the effort, and these tortillas are no exception. They only take three ingredients and you’ll be amazed how easy they are.

    Get the Recipe at Mexican Please

    21. Tamales

    Another classic Mexican corn recipe, these tamales are super versatile in their fillings and toppings. They’re also a lot easier than you would expect!

    Get the Recipe at Creme de la Crumb

    22. Cornbread Waffles

    Give your cornbread some serious CRUNCH with this savory waffle recipe. Add a few toppings and your have a great complete meal.

    Get the Recipe at The Gingered Whisk

    23. Corndogs

    Who doesn’t love a corndog every now and then? These carnival favorites are actually quite easy to make, and are sooo much better homemade.

    Get the Recipe at Carlsbad Cravings

    24. Perfect Homemade Popcorn

    Make your favorite movie night snacker just right with this recipe. Includes basic stovetop directions, as well as microwave and instant pot methods!

    Get the Recipe at Brown Eyed Baker

    25. Caramel Corn

    If your tooth leans more sweet than savory, this caramel corn recipe is your new best friend. It’s an easy make ahead snack that will make you want to just keep munching.

    Get the Recipe at Sally’s Baking Addiction

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    Corn recipes.

    The 25 BEST Ways to Cook Corn

    Yield: 6 servings
    Prep Time: 5 minutes
    Cook Time: 15 minutes
    Total Time: 20 minutes

    This collection of corn recipes will give you a whole variety of ways to enjoy that summer time treat. For basic boiled ears, check the recipe below.


    • 6 ears of fresh corn, shucked
    • 1 Tbsp salt
    • Water


    1. Place corn in a large pot or dutch oven. Fill with enough water to cover corn and add in salt.
    2. Put pot over high heat. Bring to a boil.
    3. Reduce heat to medium, cover and cook 15 minutes.
    4. Remove ears of corn from water with tongs.
    Nutrition Information
    Yield 6 Serving Size 1
    Amount Per Serving Calories 76Total Fat 1gSaturated Fat 0gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 1gCholesterol 0mgSodium 1164mgCarbohydrates 17gFiber 2gSugar 4gProtein 3g

    Nutrition information calculated by Nutritionix.

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