Basil Corn on the CobSteaming the basil under the husks adds lots of flavor to these fantastic ears. Lime makes their sweet taste pop even more.

Prep: 25 min. + soaking Grill: 25 min. Yield: 6 Servings

Ingredients of Basil Corn on the Cob:

  • 6 large ears sweet corn in husks
  • 6 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon sugar
  • Dash salt
  • Dash garlic salt
  • 1 cup fresh basil leaves
  • Lime wedges

Directions of Basil Corn on the Cob:

  1. Carefully peel back corn husks to within 1 in. of bottoms; remove silk. In a small bowl, combine the butter, dried basil, sugar, salt and garlic salt; spread over corn. Place basil leaves over butter mixture. Rewrap corn in husks and secure with kitchen string. Place in a stockpot; cover with cold water. Soak for 20 minutes; drain.
  2. Grill corn, covered, over medium heat for 25-30 minutes or until tender, turning often. Serve with lime wedges.

Nutritional Facts:

1 ear of corn equals 225 calories, 13 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 30 mg cholesterol, 145 mg sodium, 28 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 5 g protein.