14 Corn Recipes You Need to Make This Summer

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If you want to taste summer in every bite, these delicious corn recipes should be on your list. From salads to dips, soups, main dishes, and more, these recipes will bring summer to your table every time.

Grilled Corn on the Cob with Melting Butter

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Corn Recipes You Will Love

Utterly yummy in every way, you can prepare corn in so many ways! From no-cook, quick and easy salads to grilled delights. There are even some fried corn recipes and simple Instant Pot ideas too.

And if you like to bake corn, you might like my all-time favorite cornbread recipe I make all year.

Corn muffins are delicious too, especially when you add peppers!

But here are the summer corn recipes you will love this season.

1. Mexican Street Corn Salad

This Mexican Street Corn Salad turns the classic Mexican street food into a delicious and easy to make side dish!

Packed with summer vegetables and seasoning, and tossed with a simple dressing, this salad is a favorite!

2. Easy Mexican Corn Salad

A quick and easy Mexican Corn Salad will be a favorite side all summer long. It’s healthy, a simplified version of elotes, robust with the warm and spicy flavors of cumin and red pepper. Serve warm or cold, it’s simply delicious.

3. Fried Corn on the Cob

“This deep-fried corn on the cob is simple yet delicious. The batter is thick and creamy and when fried, becomes the perfect crunchy and crispy topping.”

4. Black Bean and Corn Salad

“This classic black bean salad is packed with bright, refreshing flavors like corn, tomatoes, and cilantro, and has a kick from fresh garlic, jalapeño, and red onion.”

5. Easy Frito Corn Salad

“Fritos Corn Salad is a unique dish that can be used as a side or a dip! Packed with corn, black beans, peppers, onion, a blend of spicy and savory seasonings, and of course crunchy Fritos, this corn salad is perfect to bring to any potluck or BBQ. It’s so simple and quick to make, you’ll want to whip this up for every occasion!”

6. Mexican Street Corn Salad

“This Mexican Street Corn Salad, also known as Esquites, is smoky, spicy, tangy and incredibly delicious. If you love the Mexican corn on the cob then you will love this version.”

7. Mexican Corn Salsa

An easy 6 ingredient Corn Salsa Recipe! Better than going out, because this Mexican Chili Corn Salsa is homemade. Take the spicy up for a little mouth burn! This recipe is vegetarian + vegan and gluten free.

8. Grilled Corn Salad with Feta

This easy Grilled Corn Salad is a delicious salad recipe, perfect for summer BBQs and picnics. A simple lime vinaigrette enhances the bright, sweet, and refreshing flavors of this chilled salad.

9. Easy Grilled Corn on the Cob

 Grilled Corn on the Cob in Foil Packets is a favorite 3 ingredient summer side dish that is sweet and juicy and smoky with herbs and spices.

10. Street Corn Dip

Mexican Street Corn Dip is an irresistibly creamy, cheesy crowd pleaser and super easy to whip up! This Mexican Street Corn Dip is one of the easiest and tastiest appetizers you can make!

This Mexican Corn Dip is a hypnotic creamy, cheesy blend of juicy charred sweet corn, tangy green chilies, spicy jalapenos, zesty cilantro, salty Cotija, creamy sour cream and mayonnaise blanketed with pepper Jack cheese then baked until golden and bubbly.

11. Farmers’ Market Corn Chowder

Farmers’ Market Corn Chowder. It’s not summer without it. Loaded with corn, thick with chunks of potato, celery, and carrots, and flavored with smoked bacon, corn chowder is summer cooking at its best.

You might also like Instant Pot Chicken Corn Chowder.

12. Instant Pot Zucchini Corn Chowder with Bacon

Zucchini Corn Chowder is like a taste of summer in every bite. Filled with sweet corn, fresh zucchini, tender potatoes, and smoky bacon, it’s a bowl of goodness you’ll love.

13. Instant Pot Risotto with Zucchini and Sweet Corn

“Instant Pot Risotto is the easiest way to make this dreamy, delicious dish that’s a favorite of many. No stirring for minutes on end, very little prep, and mere minutes in the making!”

14. Quick and Easy Corn Fritters


“These easy Corn fritters made from fresh sweet corn take only 25 minutes to cook from scratch. Make these as an appetizer or for an afternoon snack!”

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