3 of the best sweetcorn toppers

Prep 10 mins | Cook 15 mins | Each topper mixture is sufficient for 4 corn cobs

Parmesan, lemon & parsley
⅓ cup grated parmesan
1 tbs lemon juice
2 tbs parsley leaves, finely chopped
Combine all ingredients and spread onto corn cobs.

Mexican avocado & lime
½ ripe avocado, flesh chopped
1 tbs lime juice
1 tbs sour cream
2 tbs coriander leaves, finely chopped
Combine all ingredients and spread onto corn cobs.

Garlic butter
75g butter
2 garlic cloves, crushed
Combine butter and garlic in a bowl, whip until smooth.

To prepare & cook Simply retract the husks on the cobs, remove and discard silk. Spread sweetcorn with the topper of your choice. Pull husks back to enclose the cob then secure with kitchen string. Spray or brush husks with olive oil. Cook on a greased barbecue or char-grill, turning often, for about 10 minutes or until the kernels are tender.

Good for you ... Sweet Corn
Sweet Corn

A good source of dietary fibre which contributes to normal laxation.

Provides niacin (vitamin B3) which is needed for the release of energy from food and also the B vitamins biotin and folate. Biotin contributes to the maintenance of healthy skin, mucous membranes and hair while folate is needed for the formation of blood cells. Also provides some iron that is needed for making red blood cells.

A source of potassium that may help balance the sodium in salty foods.

The carbohydrate in sweetcorn is digested slowly and has a low glycaemic index (GI)