Grilled Corn with Parmesan Spread & Basil |

Grilled Corn with Parmesan Spread & Basil

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Yield: 6


  • 3 garlic cloves, crushed with press (about 1 Tbsp)
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese plus additional for sprinkling (optional)
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp 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.