Healthy Recipe: Grilled Sweet Summer Corn

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Get the grill out! Nothing beats the fresh taste and crunch of corn on the cob and grilling is a great way to prepare today’s healthy recipe. This summer forget the salt and sprinkle seasonings like garlic and basil to really wake up your taste buds.  There won’t be a kernal left!  Healthy eating tip: try a grilling other veggies in season like asparagus and broccoli.

Healthy Recipe: Grilled Sweet Summer Corn

Healthy Recipe: Grilled Sweet Summer Corn


  • 1/2 Tbsp. blend of garlic and basil (to taste)
  • 3 Tbsp. butter or margarine sprinkles
  • 4 corn on the cob, husks on


  1. Preheat barbecue to medium high.
  2. Carefully peel back corn husks, but do not remove.
  3. Remove the silks and discard. Gently rinse corn. Shake dry.
  4. Sprinkle each corn cob with butter and seasonings. Do this step with the corn on its side, gently fold husks around the corn and tie with kitchen string.
  5. Grill the corn on the barbecue directly over medium heat 20 to 25 minutes.
  6. Turn the corn at least three times during the cooking process.
  7. Cook until tender.
  8. To serve, remove the string from corn. Peel back husks and enjoy.

Makes 4 servings

For more healthy recipes check out the other delicious recipes listed on this blog or visit Green Mountain Healthy Living Recipe Favorites.

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