Corn on the Cob with Garlic-Basil Butter
- 1/4 cup basil leaves
- 3 garlic cloves
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- Pinch sugar
- 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
- 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened
- 8 ears corn
Place basil and garlic in a food processor. Pulse until finely chopped. Add lemon juice, sugar, and salt and process until thoroughly incorporated. Add butter and blend until smooth. Place butter mixture in a small serving bowl or ramekin.
Add corn to large pot of boiling salted water and cook until just tender, about 5 minutes. Transfer to a platter and serve with garlic-basil butter.
Recipe courtesy of Sara Moulton