Puree 1/2 stick softened butter, 1/4 cup basil, the zest of 1 lemon, 1 garlic clove and a pinch of salt. Cook 4 ears of corn in boiling salted water until tender, about 4 minutes. Top with the basil butter and 3 tablespoons shredded parmesan; season with salt and pepper.
Photograph by Antonis Achilleos
Recipe courtesy of Food Network Magazine