5 Easy Sweet Corn Recipes to Cook this Summer

Corn on the cob is my all-time favorite summer food! Corn is versatile–there are many different ways to prepare it. These 5 Ways to Cook with Sweet Corn this Summer are the perfect addition to your BBQ menu!

5 Easy Sweet Corn Recipes to Cook this Summer by Kids Activities Blog
Let’s cook sweet corn this Summer!

Easy Sweet Corn Recipes to Cook this Summer

Getting hungry yet? Here are the easiest and yummiest corn recipes!

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5 Easy Sweet Corn Recipes to Cook this Summer by Kids Activities Blog. Crock Pot Corn in the Cob Recipe
This is super easy and tasty!

1. Crock Pot Corn in the Cob Recipe

This is my family’s favorite and will never get tired of eating! The best part is… prep and cooking time is so so quick!

Ingredients Needed to Make Crock Pot Corn in the Cob Recipe

  • 4-5 ears of corn, cut in half
  • 1 can coconut milk
  • 1 cup water
  • 4 Tablespoons butter, cut into smaller pieces
  • Salt and pepper, for seasoning
  • Cilantro
  • Parmesan cheese, grated

Head over to Spicy Southern Kitchen for this easy and delicious recipe!

5 Easy Sweet Corn Recipes to Cook this Summer by Kids Activities Blog. Black Bean Tacos with Corn Recipe
A meatless taco for Tuesday!

2. Black Bean Tacos with Corn Recipe

It’s the perfect way to enjoy tacos, without the guilt!

Ingredients Needed to Make Black Bean Tacos with Corn Recipe

  • A Tablespoon of olive oil
  • 1 cup corn
  • A cup of black beans
  • 1 cup red onions, minced
  • A cup of green peppers, chopped
  • 1/8 teaspoon mole sauce, add more if you like it really spicy!
  • A tomato, chopped
  • 1/4 cup cilantro chopped
  • An avocado, chopped into squares
  • Taco shells or flour tortillas
  • Lime

My all time favorite taco has no meat in it! And once you try Burnt Macaroni‘s Black Bean Tacos with corn, you will agree with me.

5 Easy Sweet Corn Recipes to Cook this Summer by Kids Activities Blog. Corn Salsa
Let’s make corn salsa!

3. Corn Salsa Recipe

This corn salsa may be served with tortilla chips or be paired as a side to your grilled bbq.

Ingredients Needed to Make Corn Salsa Recipe

  • 2 Tablespoons cilantro, chopped
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 2 Tablespoons red onion, chopped
  • 1 cup frozen corn, thawed
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt

How to Make Corn Salsa Recipe

  1. In a pot with salted, boiling water, cook the corn until tender (about 2-3 minutes). Drain and add to a mixing bowl.
  2. Combine the corn, jalapeno, cilantro, and red onion.
  3. Stir in olive oil, lime juice, sugar, and salt.
  4. Serve with tortilla chips.
5 Easy Sweet Corn Recipes to Cook this Summer by Kids Activities Blog. Chili Lime Sweet Corn Salad Recipe
This will be a total hit! Make sure to create lots of them.

4. Chili Lime Sweet Corn Salad Recipe

Chili lime sweet corn salad is a must try! It’s full of flavors from sweet to spicy, tangy, crunchy and creamy!

Ingredients Needed to Make Chili Lime Sweet Corn Salad Recipe

  • 2 Tablespoons butter, melted
  • 5 Ears of corn
  • 2 Tablespoons lime juice, freshly squeezed
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 Tablespoon Cilantro, chopped
  • 3/4 cup Queso Fresco, chopped or crumbled
  • Salt

Head over to Lovely Little Kitchen for this fun recipe!

5 Easy Sweet Corn Recipes to Cook this Summer by Kids Activities Blog. Corn in the Cob Pasta Recipe
Corn can be included in any meal idea!

5. Corn in the Cob Pasta Recipe

This Corn on the Cob Pasta is perfect for a Saturday night or date night with your significant other!

Ingredients Needed to Make Corn in the Cob Pasta Recipe

  • 4 Ears of corn, shucked
  • 8 oz. Bucatini pasta
  • 2 Egg Yokes
  • 1 cup Half and Half
  • 2 teaspoons cracked black pepper
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 6 slices bacon, chopped
  • 1 cup parmesan cheese
  • Salt, for tasting

Here’s another wonderful recipe using corn on the cob from Burnt Macaroni.

What is your favorite corn recipe? Comment below! 

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