Grilled Corn with Parmesan Spread & Basil

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Grilled Corn with Parmesan Spread & Basil

Prep: 15 minutes
Grill: 10 minutes • Serves: 6

3 garlic cloves, crushed with press (about 1 tablespoon)
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese plus additional for sprinkling (optional)
2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
6 ears of corn, silks and husks removed, cut crosswise in half
Nonstick cooking spray
1/4 cup coarsely chopped fresh basil leaves


1. Prepare outdoor grill for direct grilling over medium-high heat. In small skillet, cook garlic in oil over medium heat 1 to 2 minutes or until golden brown, stirring frequently; cool.

2. In small bowl, stir mayonnaise, cheese, lemon juice, red pepper and garlic mixture. Makes about 3/4 cup.

3. Spray corn with cooking spray. Place corn on hot grill rack; cover and cook 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown, turning frequently.

4. To serve, brush corn with mayonnaise mixture; sprinkle with additional cheese, if desired, and basil.

Approximate nutritional values per serving:
248 Calories, 23g Fat (15g Saturated), 10mg Cholesterol,
199mg Sodium, 27g Carbohydrates, 2g Fiber, 5g Protein

Get Inspired

This spread would also be good with zucchini. To serve, brush grilled or baked zucchini with mayonnaise mixture; add additional cheese and basil, if desired.