Corn with Basil Butter

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 10 min
  • Active: 10 min
  • Yield: 4 ears of corn
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4 tablespoons unsalted butter, at room temperature

1/4 cup fresh basil 

Grated zest of 1 lemon

1 clove garlic

Kosher salt 

4 ears of corn, grilled 

Freshly ground pepper

Shredded Parmesan cheese, for topping


  1. Combine the butter, basil, lemon zest, garlic and a pinch of salt in a food processor. Puree until smooth.
  2. Spread the basil butter on the grilled corn. Season with salt and pepper; sprinkle with shredded Parmesan.