This list of 21 best corn recipes highlights the sweet, delicious taste of your favorite yellow vegetable. From perfect casseroles to incredible corn side dishes, you will never grow tired of corn when you have so many recipes to choose from!

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I like to think about the main course and pick a corn side dish that goes well with the entree. If I am using the grill to cook, I’ll grill my corn, too! If I am baking in the oven, I pick a corn recipe that uses the oven. Corn is flexible, tasty, and delicious no matter how you prepare it!

Best Corn Recipes On The Internet

Take a look at every corn dish on this list, and choose which one you want to try first. You really can’t go wrong with any of them. In fact, you may just want to try them all. I have, and I can say that they are all delicious!

1. Corn Pasta

This is one of the best pasta dishes I have ever tried, and it highlights one of my favorite veggies- corn! It is amazing how well corn goes with cheese and bacon. You must make this corn pasta ASAP!

Corn Pasta
Tender, fresh corn kernels and pasta are folded into a Parmesan-flecked sauce, then topped with smoky bacon and savory chives to make this delicious, creamy corn pasta. You'll want to eat it all summer long!
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2. Corn, Avocado and Cilantro Salad

Cold salads are quite tasty, especially in the hotter months. This corn, avocado and cilantro salad makes a perfect side dish for any Mexican-style meal. It is also a great dish to bring to a potluck-style dinner. Cold salads travel well!

Corn, Avocado, and Cilantro Salad
This Corn, Avocado and Cilantro Salad is perfect for a simple side dish that can be mixed up either ahead of time or right at dinner time.
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3. Homemade Corn Muffins

These corn muffins are made with cornmeal which, of course, comes from corn! Baking with corn is a whole new experience and a flavorful one at that. These muffins are perfect on their own or next to a big plate of BBQ ribs.

Homemade Corn Muffins with Honey Butter
Homemade corn muffins are light and tender, with an incredibly sweet flavor. Honey butter is the perfect finishing touch! 
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4. Easy Scalloped Corn

Scalloped corn is one of my favorite side dishes to serve in the fall and winter. This recipe is even perfect for serving on Thanksgiving! It is decadent, delicious, and easy to make.

Easy Scalloped Corn
If you have been looking for an old-fashioned scalloped corn recipe, this is it! Our easy scalloped corn recipe is sweet, creamy, and rich.
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5. Corn Casserole

Corn casserole is a very easy side dish that you can make to serve a hungry crowd. This recipe uses simple ingredients to create a perfect, scoopable dish that will make everyone at the table beg for seconds.

Corn Casserole
Whole kernel corn, cream-style corn, sour cream, butter, and Jiffy Corn muffin mix makes this yummy Corn Casserole Recipe amazingly good…and EASY!
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6. Mexican Street Corn

This savory Mexican sweet corn dish is great for pairing with a Mexican meal. It is authentic and completely addictive. In fact, you may want to double the recipe so you can have a little extra!

This deliciously cheesy Mexican street corn recipe is perfectly spiced. It’s the perfect side for your Mexican meals!
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7. Instant Pot Corn on the Cob

This is one of the best recipes for making corn on the cob. The Instant Pot cooks the corn perfectly and effortlessly so you can get in and out of the kitchen fast.

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Instant Pot Corn on the Cob
This Instant Pot Corn on the Cob recipe is so simple and literally takes just minutes to make. And the best part? It's only 2 ingredients!
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8. Zucchini Corn Fritters

No one can resist these corn and zucchini fritters. They are slightly crispy on the outside yet bursting with fresh flavor and plenty of cheese in the center. Eat them while they are hot and fresh!

Zucchini Corn Fritters
Zucchini corn fritters are made with two fresh summer favorites for a crispy, cheesy, all-around irresistible side dish! 
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9. Thanksgiving Corn

This tender corn can be made in the slow cooker or on the stove. A flexible, perfect corn recipe like this is exactly what you need for Thanksgiving table!

Thanksgiving Corn
This Thanksgiving Corn Recipe is so easy and super delicious! With both stove top and slow cooker options, this is a great side dish for the holidays!
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10. Corn Pudding

A classic dish everyone should try, this corn pudding recipe is just like grandma use to make. So, one bite will bring back serious memories!

Corn Pudding
Easy Corn Pudding is a perfect classic side dish for everyday meals or holiday dinners that will take you back to grandma's house every time!
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11. Corn Dip

Corn dip goes with just about everything. Scoop it with crackers, or add a little on top of your homemade crab cakes. It is the perfect dip for game day, too!

Corn Dip
This creamy corn dip is loaded with big Tex-Mex flavors, sweet corn, and lots of cheese. It’s a crowd-pleasing snack for game day, backyard barbecues, and more!
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12. Homemade Creamed Corn

Making creamed corn is surprisingly easy. You will love the fresh flavor and flexibility of this recipe. Prepare it in the slow cooker, Instant Pot or on the stove!

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Homemade Creamed Corn
Homemade creamed corn is so easy to whip up, you’ll never want to buy the canned version again! This sweet, creamy side dish can be made on the stovetop or in a crock pot.
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13. Summer Sweet Corn Saute

If you have a lot of fresh, sweet corn, then you need to make this corn saute. It may be simple, but it highlights the flavors of corn so well!

Summer Sweet Corn Saute
Summer Sweet Corn Saute is a mouthwatering, 5 ingredient side dish recipe that pairs perfectly with any summer dinner!
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14. Black Bean and Corn Salsa

This black bean and corn salsa is perfect for scooping with tortilla chips or using as a taco topping. The medley of flavors in every bite is just unbeatable.

Overhead shot of Black Bean and Corn Salsa in bowl with tortilla chips
Black Bean and Corn Salsa
Corn and Black Bean Salsa takes your typical salsa-and-chips appetizer to the next level. Instead of a sad, watery tomato-based salsa, this recipe is made with black beans, corn, and fresh vegetables, all tossed together with zesty lime juice. Perfect for picnics, backyard barbecues, or even school lunches!
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15. Taco Soup

Taco soup is not only loaded with corn but so many other delicious meats and veggies. This is a complete meal in a bowl that you are sure to make often.

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Taco Soup Recipe
Taco Soup Recipe! This quick and easy Taco Soup Recipe can be made in the slow cooker or right on the stovetop. Ready in no time, this taco soup is filled with ground beef, beans, corn and taco seasoning. It’s a quick dinner that everyone loves!
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16. Chili Cornbread Casserole

Your guests will go crazy for this filling chili cornbread casserole! Made in a matter of minutes, the tender, sweet cornbread topping may just be the best part.

Chili Cornbread Casserole
This chili cornbread casserole is a hearty dinner your family will love! Homemade chili is topped with a sweet cornbread crust and cheese, and it all comes together in under an hour.
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17. Summer Salad Recipe

Sweet corn is the perfect addition to this summer salad. With tons of fruits and veggies, this dish is brimming with flavor, textures, and nutritious ingredients.

Summer Salad Recipe
Bursting with seasonal flavor, this Summer Salad Recipe makes the most of summer's fresh produce! Peppery arugula is tossed with fresh, buttery corn, strawberries, cucumber, and more to make a refreshing hot-weather dish.
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18. Best Corn On The Cob

Most people boil corn cobs in water, but the best thing to do is cook them in milk, butter and salt. This easy corn on the cob recipe will show you all the tricks!

Best Corn on the Cob
No need to slather butter all over the corn. This corn already has a buttery taste. Just a little salt and pepper and this corn on the cob is ready to go.
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19. Spicy Sausage and Cheese Dip

I love that this incredible sausage and cheese dip is made in the crockpot. Just add all the ingredients to the bowl, set the temperature, and forget about it! You can even add extra corn to satisfy your craving for that amazing yellow veggie.

Spicy Sausage and Cheese Crock Pot Dip
This Sausage Cheese Dip full of two kinds of cheese, black beans, corn, tomatoes and green chilis that is sure to please any crowd! 
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20. Ultimate Chicken Casserole

You will be obsessed with this corn, bacon and chicken stuffed casserole. It’s the perfect weeknight dinner that is easy to make, nutritious, and sure to have the whole family begging for more.

Ultimate chicken casserole in a baking dish.
Ultimate Chicken Casserole
Yes, this is the ultimate chicken casserole! With shredded chicken, egg noodles, corn, bacon, and a creamy, cheesy sauce, this is a casserole made for big appetites!
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21. Corn Fritters

Corn fritters are made with fresh corn kernels and just a few other tasty ingredients. They are crispy on the outside yet tender and soft in the middle. These fritters are a great appetizer or side dish for dinner!

Corn Fritters
These tasty corn fritters have lots of fresh corn kernels mixed with a little cheese and a jalapeno kick. They’re lightly fried until golden and crisp and served warm.
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