21 Easy Dinners That Start With Corn
It’s still summer, and that means corn is still fresh and ready-to-eat at your farmers' market. You’re going to love these healthy and quick corn recipes that are filled with flavor and texture from corn. Add a crunch to any dish with a few kernels, throw corn on the cob on the grill or make a fresh salsa to top your tacos this summer with these easy corn dinner recipes. These fresh corn recipes will get you through busy weeknights with easy one-pot dishes and slow-cooker meals. Soups and chowders made with corn are ideal for making ahead and freezing, and your kids will ask you to make sheet pan nachos with corn again and again. Stock up on corn at the store or farmer’s market because you’ll get hooked on these easy corn recipes.
Field Pea, Corn and Bacon Salad
Recipe: Field Pea, Corn and Bacon Salad
This fresh salad would make for a filling summer dinner over a bed of greens with grilled shrimp, chicken or steak on top.
Skirt Steak Soft Tacos with Avocado-Corn Salsa
Chicken and Charred Succotash Salad
Fresh Corn and Potato Soup with Sautéed Shrimp
Summer Corn Fritters
Rosemary Chicken with Corn Quinoa
Salsa Verde Corn Chip Pie
Recipe: Salsa Verde Corn Chip Pie
Switch up your taco Tuesday routine with this fun recipe the kids will love.
Slow-Cooker Corn Chowder
Recipe: Slow-Cooker Corn Chowder
This delicious slow-cooker corn chowder is made with hearty potatoes and fresh summer corn and topped with a colorful and flavorful mixture of corn kernels, bacon, red onion, chives and lime juice.
Grilled Shrimp and Smoky Grilled-Corn Grits
Shrimp Boil Pasta
Sweet Potato Totcho Nachos
Recipe: Sweet Potato Totcho Nachos
Your kids will want this fun Tex-Mex-inspired dish every week. These budget-friendly totcho nachos bake in one pan for easy cleanup.
Penne with Mushrooms, Corn and Thyme
This quick pasta dish is on the table in less than 40 minutes. Add grilled chicken or shrimp for extra protein.
Chilled Sweet Corn Soup
Summer Sheet Pan Nachos
Smoked Chicken Corn Chowder
Deb Wise's Tamale Pie Mix-up
Recipe: Steak Soup
Another easy slow-cooker soup to add to the list, this one is filling with steak, potatoes and veggies.