Corn on the cob is a summer staple. It’s cheap, in-season, and super fresh all summer — but there are only so many ways to dress up that backyard barbecue side dish. Enter Martha Stewart’s Grilled Corn With Bacon Recipe! Yes, you read that right: bacon. This tried-and-true recipe from Stewart gives corn a new lease of life with an incredibly tasty makeover, thanks to the cooking magnate’s savory homemade dressing.
Since almost everything tastes better on the grill in the summer, Stewart starts her extremely simple corn on the cob recipe by peeling each ear of corn and charring them on the grill. Once they’re done, remove the corn and let it cool before adding the flavorful dressing. Mayonnaise, chopped bacon, fresh oregano, Parmesan cheese, salt and pepper are then combined – spread it evenly over the corn for an irresistible dressing.
In her recipe on Martha Stewart’s official site, she notes that it’s “a Mediterranean twist on the classic Mexican snack.” As delicious as her flavorful bacon-inspired summer corn on the cob recipe is, there are other unique corn recipe ideas that are also ideal for summer cookouts — like Ina Garten’s confetti corn or her Sagaponack corn pudding. If corn isn’t really your thing, there are plenty of other summer side dishes to pair with your lunch and dinner during the hot season months, including barbecue side dishes you can make in your slow cooker.
We can’t wait to try this bacon-flavored grilled corn recipe at our next summer cookout.
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