One of our family’s favorite summer foods is fresh corn on the cob. Once we start seeing fresh corn in the markets we buy it weekly. Well, sometimes we buy too much at a time, especially if there is a deal like 8 for $2. Corn Recipes for leftover corn on the cob.
It is inevitable that we will have leftover corn on the cob and honestly, I never knew what to use it for and usually ended up throwing it away. Don’t throw away those cooked ears of corn, keep reading for some great uses for leftover corn on the cob.
Corn Recipes for Leftover Corn on the Cob
One of the most popular and easy corn recipes you can put together is a Black bean and corn salsa. Doesn’t this black bean and corn salsa in the picture look delightful! We grilled the corn for a different flavor profile.
Heck if you are already making the corn for a meal, why not make a few extra ears for salsa the next day.
We made a black bean salad with Corn we cut off the cob and kept in the fridge until we were ready to make this. The prepared salad can sit in the fridge for a few days too.
We asked some fellow food bloggers for their favorite Corn Recipes for Leftover Corn on the Cob. I am sure you will find plenty you are excited to try this summer season.
CAN I FREEZE COOKED CORN
Cut off the kernels and place in a freezer Ziploc Bag. If the corn is not cooled, allow the kernels to cool in the fridge overnight and package, about 2 -3 cups per bag, in bags for the freezer.
12 Corn Recipes for Leftover Corn
Summer Corn Salad
Fresh summer vegetables like corn, cucumbers and tomatoes come together to make the perfect summer side dish.
Corn and Black Bean Salad Recipe
Corn and Black Bean Salad is the perfect side dish for the summer bbq.
Corn Casserole Recipe
A great make ahead Thanksgiving side dish Corn Casserole Recipe can be frozen and reheated for dinner
Cheddar Corn Chowder Recipe
Cheddar Corn Chowder Recipe is a great fall recipe
Black Bean, Corn and Feta Dip
A yummy and healthy dip recipe that is sweet and savory
No-Bake Cheesy Chicken Corn Dip
This Cheesy Chicken Corn Dip is absolutely addicting and made in the microwave in just a few minutes!
Grilled Sweet Corn & Strawberry Ice Cream
This no-churn homemade ice cream is infused with freshly grilled sweet corn and then swirled with a fresh strawberry sauce
Quinoa Enchilada Bake
Quinoa Enchilada Bake is a perfect vegetarian main dish or can be served as an appetizer dip with tortilla chips.
Spicy Black Bean and Corn Quesadillas
This quesadilla is not like your usual quesadillas! It’s a Spicy Black Bean and Corn Quesadilla, stuffed with sauted onions, peppers, jalapeños, corn, green chiles, and black beans. Whether you’re looking for a vegetarian meal or love flavorful and FILLING quesadillas, this is the perfect meal for you!
Mexican Street Corn Salad
To make this, you'll want to have all of your prep work done before you put your corn and shrimp, steak or chicken on the grill. The whole meal comes together quickly once you pull them off.
Instant Pot Chipotle Burrito Bowls with Black Beans and Brown Rice
These Chipotle inspired burrito bowls are vegetarian, vegan, and gluten free, and make an excellent dinner or meal prep option.
Grilled Corn Salsa
Copy Cat Traders Joe Grilled Corn Salsa – sweet corn, onions, and red peppers come together in this fresh summertime salsa recipe. Easy to make and perfect for dipping or serving with grilled chicken or fish.