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Herb Buttered Corn on the Cob

A buttered corn on the cob recipe with garlic and basil.
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Prep Time :10 minutes
Cook Time :5 minutes
Total Time :15 minutes
Author: Amanda Paa



  • Fresh sweet corn husked and rinsed
  • Water + 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • For Butter:
  • 2 cloves garlic peeled and smashed
  • 1/4 cup basil cut chiffonade style
  • 1 stick softened grassfed unsalted butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt + more to taste


  • Fill a large pot or dutch oven with lots of water, so that you corn will fully submerge. Add 1/4 teaspoon salt and bring water to a boil.
  • While water is coming to a boil, coarsely chop garlic and chiffonade the basil. Add to mixing bowl, then add butter and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Blend with a hand mixer for 1 minute, until well whipped. Taste and adjust salt as needed.
  • Once water is boiling, add corn. Push down with a tongs to fully submerge. Keeping the heat on high, let it come back to a boil, (usually takes about 3 minutes) then drain and rinse with cool water. Plate, and spread with butter, finish with salt.