Oven Roasted Basil Sweet Corn

Fresh and flavorful, basil pesto and corn are two quintessential summer foods that taste even better together.

Serves: 4Prep: 10 minutesCook: 30 minutesTotal: 40 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4


  • 4 ears corn, in the husk
  • 3 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1 tablespoon Private Selection™ Basil Pesto
  • Parmesan, if desired


  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Trim tassel from end of corn; remove any loose pieces of husk.
  • Place corn directly on oven rack; roast 30 minutes. Allow to stand 5 minutes before husking.
  • Meanwhile, in small bowl, combine butter and pesto. Set aside. Serve corn slathered with pesto butter and sprinkled with grated Parmesan cheese, if desired. Refrigerate leftovers.