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Grilled Marjoram Corn

“We love grilled veggies and this recipe is a family favorite,” notes Sue Gronholz of Beaver Dam, Wisconsin. The sweet corn husks are soaked first for precise steaming and served with a tasty marjoram butter.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. + soaking Grill: 25 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings


  • 6 large ears sweet corn in husks
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh marjoram or 1 teaspoon dried marjoram
  • 1/2 teaspoon lime juice
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened, divided
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 24 fresh marjoram sprigs


  • Soak corn in cold water for 20 minutes. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the minced marjoram, lime juice, 1/3 cup butter and 1/4 teaspoon salt; set aside.
  • Carefully peel back corn husks to within 1 in. of bottom; remove silk. Combine the remaining butter and salt; spread over corn. Top with marjoram sprigs. Rewrap corn in husks and secure with kitchen string.
  • Grill corn, covered, over medium heat for 25-30 minutes or until tender, turning occasionally. Remove marjoram sprigs. Serve corn with reserved butter mixture.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 259 calories, 17g fat (10g saturated fat), 41mg cholesterol, 473mg sodium, 28g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 4g fiber), 5g protein.

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