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5 vegetarian grilling recipes for summer

By: Enrique Gili on Aug. 7, 2010, 10:33 a.m.
Grilled Corn on the Cob

Photo: Enrique Gili

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Grilled Corn on the Cob

When it comes to grilling, it’s hard to go wrong with a vegetable equipped with built-in handles.

Prep time: 20 minutes

Total cooking time: 40 minutes

Servings: 6


  • Six ears of corn
  • Fresh herbs finely chopped: cilantro, garlic, basil, oregano, chives
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 stick of butter
  • 4 oz. of shredded cheese, optional
  • Light grill.
  • Bring a 5- to 6-quart pot of water to a boil. While the water is heating, peel back the husks and remove silk.
  • Place corn in boiling water until tender, 5 to 10 minutes.
  • Melt butter in saucepan. Add any combination of herbs and garlic. Stir and remove from heat.
  • Remove corn from boiling water. Let cool. Liberally coat corn with herbed butter. Reseal corn with attached husks.
  • Place corn on grill on medium-high heat. Cook until the husks are blackened and the kernels begin to brown, 10-20 minutes. Remove from heat, season with salt and pepper.