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Grilled Corn with Cheese and Lime

Photo: Con Poulos; Styling: Jeffrey W. Miller

Hands-on time 15 mins
Total time 15 mins

Serves 8

Sprinkle grilled corn with cheese and cayenne and serve with lime wedges for a delicious summertime appetizer or side.


  • 8 ears corn, shucked
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup crumbled queso fresco (fresh Mexican cheese) or feta
  • 1/4 to 1/2 tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 2 limes, cut into wedges

Nutrition Information

  • calories 133
  • fat 5 g
  • satfat 2 g
  • protein 5 g
  • carbohydrate 21 g
  • fiber 3 g
  • cholesterol 8 mg
  • sodium 265 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat grill to medium-high. Brush corn with oil and sprinkle with salt. Grill, turning often, until tender and charred, 5 to 7 minutes.

  2. Sprinkle corn with cheese and cayenne. Serve with lime wedges.