Grilled Parmesan Basil Corn

Amie Valpone

by | Updated: December 3rd, 2016

Fresh sweet corn is brushed with a flavorful butter-herb spread before grilling, then sprinkled with a unique Parmesan-flax mix, in this delicious and healthy recipe from culinary nutritionist and recipe developer, Amie Valpone.

Grilled Parmesan Basil Corn

Gluten Free and Vegetarian

Serves 12


1-1/4 cups fresh basil, finely chopped
1/2 cup butter, room temperature
1 Tbsp. chili powder
2 tsp. fresh lemon juice
1/2 tsp. sea salt
1/4 tsp. freshly ground pepper
12 ears corn, husked
Freshly grated Parmesan cheese
2 Tbsp. ground flax seeds


1. Heat grill to medium-high.

2. In a food processor, puree basil, butter, chili powder, lemon juice, sea salt and pepper.

3. Brush corn with basil butter mixture. Grill corn, turning occasionally, approximately 7 to 8 minutes. Remove from heat, brush each ear of corn with remaining butter mixture; sprinkle with parmesan cheese and flax seeds.

Amie Valpone, HHC, AADP is the Editor-in-Chief of; she is a Manhattan based Personal Chef, Culinary Nutritionist, Professional Recipe Developer, Food Photographer and Writer specializing in simple gluten-free and dairy-free “˜Clean’ recipes using whole foods. Amie recently healed herself from six years of chronic pain, exhausting every doctor in the country and Mayo Clinic; she shares her story of how Clean Eating saved her life and inspires you to Clean up your food, too. Amie lives in Manhattan, NYC where she cooks for a variety of clients including celebrities and people with busy lifestyles who enjoy healthy, fresh food. Visit Amie on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest; she’d love to hear from you!