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Grilled Corn Recipes: 5 Mouthwatering Toppings to Transform Your BBQ

Season the summer with these simple toppings to make your grilled corn on the cob ridiculously tasty.

Travis Rathbone for Reader's Digest

Pizzaiola Spread

Grate 2 vine-ripe tomatoes, seeded, using a coarse box grater; strain and press out all excess liquid. Stir in 2 tbs. finely grated Parmesan cheese, 1 to 2 tsp. finely chopped basil, and ¼ tsp. salt. Spread on corn.

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Toasted Sesame Butter

Stir together 4 tbs. salted butter, softened; 1 tsp. white sesame seeds; ½ tsp. finely chopped cilantro; and ¼ tsp. toasted sesame oil. Spread on corn; sprinkle with more sesame seeds.

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Mexican-Style Street Corn

Spread low-fat mayonnaise on still-warm corn. Roll in ½ cup crumbled Cotija or feta cheese. Sprinkle with chili powder. Serve with lime wedges for squeezing.

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Garlic-Old Bay Butter

Stir together 4 tbs. salted butter, softened; 1 small clove garlic, pressed; and ¼ tsp. Old Bay Seasoning. Spread on corn.

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Bacon-Cheddar

Spread low-fat mayonnaise on still-warm corn. Roll in ½ cup grated Cheddar cheese and 5 strips cooked bacon, chopped.

Originally Published in Reader's Digest