“If it isn’t broken, don’t try to fix it” is a favorite quote I love to use, and making corn falls into this category for me. Juicy sweet corn doesn’t need much to make it taste amazing. Just boil it in some water, add your favorite seasoning and you have the perfect side to go with any meal. 
Juicy yellow corn covered in a cilantro infused chimmichuri sauce and drenched in butter
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The perfect summer side, drenched in butter and chimmichuri sauce
Juicy corn with butter and chimmichuri sauce
 Chimichurri sauce is perfect on any grilled meat but it also works great on this corn. Packed with cilantro and garlic the flavor is amazing! I grated some fresh Parmesan cheese over the hot corn and finished the recipe by adding a dollop of LAND O LAKES® Butter with Canola Oil which melted all over the corn. This is a great side dish for summertime and the LAND O LAKES® Butter with Canola Oil makes the corn so moist and juicy! You could have a chance to win a $100 Visa® gift card by commenting on this post. Think of how much corn you could buy with that! All you have to do is leave a comment telling me what favorite recipe you would enhance by topping it with LAND O LAKES® Butter with Canola Oil.

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Buttery Sweet Corn with Chimichurri

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 175kcal
Author: foodnessgracious
Juicy tender corn drenched in chimichurri sauce and melted butter.
Print Recipe


  • 4 ears of yellow corn outer skin peeled and discarded
  • Sea Salt and Black pepper
  • 2 cup fresh cilantro leaves
  • 4 cloves garlic peeled
  • 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 cup olive oil


  • Bring 6 quarts of water to a boil in a pot large enough to hold the corn.
  • Once the water is at a rolling boil, add the corn and boil for about 15 minutes or until the kernels feel tender.
  • In a food processor, combine the cilantro, garlic and red wine vinegar. Pulse for about 2 minutes and scrape down.
  • Slowly add the olive oil while the machine is running on low speed.
  • Season with salt and pepper and set aside.
  • Once the corn is ready season with salt and pepper and brush the chimichurri over it.
  • Spread each corn with LAND O LAKES Butter with Canola Oil and serve at once.


Calories: 175kcal