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50 Summer Corn Recipes to Make Right Now

“For me, I really like CORN…I can’t imagine a more beautiful thing. It’s corn!”

If you’ve seen this TikTok video, you’ll know just why this roundup is coming at the perfect time.

Let’s all stock up on the fresh corn before summer ends so that we can make aaalll of these delicious, healthy corn recipes. I LOVE making recipes with corn this time of year because it adds such a lovely, natural sweetness.

Can I use canned or frozen corn?

Sure! If you don’t happen to have fresh corn (and when corn isn’t in season anymore) you can feel free to use canned or frozen corn instead. Simply drain the canned corn or thaw the frozen corn in water before using it.

Learn how to grill corn

A few of the recipes below use grilled corn, which is one of my favorite ways to cook summer corn! Get all of my tips and tricks for grilling corn and other yummy vegetables here.

In this roundup, you’ll find tons of new, absolutely delicious ways to use up fresh corn — including plenty of recipes to help you transition from summer into fall like my famous white chicken chili. Enjoy these soups & chilis, salads, pasta and rice dishes, and more.

vegan corn chowder in a bowl

Soups, Stews & Chilis

Creamy Vegan Corn Chowder

Creamy White Bean Chicken Enchilada Soup

Actually, the Best Vegetarian Chili Ever

Green Chile Chicken Pozole

The Best Healthy Turkey Chili

Slow Cooker Taco Lentil Soup

Healthy White Chicken Chili

Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup

Vegan Curried Sweet Potato Corn Chowder

Slow Cooker Salsa Verde Chicken Chickpea Chili

Slow Cooker Black Bean, Quinoa & Chicken Tortilla Soup

Two-Bean and Corn Chipotle Turkey Chili (healthy!)

grilled corn salad in a bowl

Salads & Easy Lunches

Spicy Ranch Chopped Chicken Cabbage Salad

Peach, Tomato & Corn Arugula Pasta Salad

Farmer’s Market Spicy Tuna Wraps with Homemade Chipotle Greek Yogurt Ranch

Damn Good BLT Pasta Salad with Creamy Jalapeño Cashew Dressing

Summer Strawberry Spinach Salad with Avocado

Street Corn Pasta Salad with Cilantro Pesto + Goat Cheese

Avocado Blueberry Quinoa Salad

Southwest Chicken Salad in a Jar

Grilled Corn Salad with Avocado, Goat Cheese & Hot Honey Vinaigrette

Avocado Peach Tomato Salad with Dilly Tahini Dressing

Gaby’s Chicken Taco Salad

Summer Garden Crustless Zucchini Pie

Grilled Chicken Bacon Ranch Pasta Salad

Healthy Chicken Chickpea Chopped Salad

roasted vegetable tacos on a baking sheet

Tacos & Enchiladas

Sheet Pan Roasted Veggie Tacos (with yummy sauce options!)

Sweet Potato Black Bean Enchiladas with Avocado Lime Crema

Chipotle Lime Salmon Tacos with Corn Avocado Peach Salsa & Cilantro Yogurt Sauce

Vegetarian Calabacitas Quesadillas

Vegetarian Southwest Sweet Potato Taco Bowls with Avocado Ranch Dressing

Spicy Butternut Squash Black Bean Enchiladas with Chipotle Greek Yogurt Sauce

chicken enchilada dip in a skillet with a wooden spoon

Delicious Dips

Bubbly Hot Chicken Enchilada Bean Dip

Avocado Peach Salsa

Roasted Sweet Potato Black Bean Salad with Pineapple Corn Salsa

Easy + Cheesy Southwest Bean Dip

Black Bean, Corn and Quinoa Enchilada Bake (or dip!)

garlic parmesan orzo pasta in a bowl with veggies and a spoon

Pasta, Rice & Quinoa Dishes

Spinach Garlic Parmesan Orzo with Crispy Bacon

One Pan Enchilada Zucchini Turkey Meatballs and Rice

BBQ Ranch Chicken Quinoa Bowls

Vegan Mango Black Bean Green Rice Burrito Bowls

Kickin’ Vegan Taco Pasta with Sweet Corn

healthy sazon skillet chicken in a cast iron skillet

Unique Hearty Dinners

One Pan Sazon Skillet Chicken

3-Ingredient Grilled Stuffed Poblano Peppers

Low Carb Chicken Zucchini Enchilada Bake

Better Than Chipotle DIY Chicken Burrito Bowls

New Mexican Green Chile Black Bean Burgers

White Chicken Chili Pie with Pumpkin Cornbread Crust

Whole Wheat Honey-Jalapeño Cornbread Chicken Tamale Pie

Stuffed Poblano Peppers with Black Bean, Corn & Sweet Potato

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