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6 Sweet Summer Corn OFF the Cob Recipes

There's no shortage of corn this time of year, and there are so many ways to enjoy it beyond boiled on the cob. Whether you prefer a salad, side, soup or dip -- these off-the-cob recipes will conquer your corn cravings.
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There's no shortage of corn this time of year, and there are so many ways to enjoy it beyond boiled on the cob. Whether you prefer a salad, side, soup or dip -- these off-the-cob recipes will conquer your corn cravings.

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This fresh corn salad is a delicious alternative to boiled corn on the cob. The best part -- it's a breeze to make. GET THE RECIPE

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With black beans, sweet corn, crisp bell peppers and creamy avocado, this is one of those make-ahead, easy recipes that everyone loves. You can serve it as a salad, side or dip with tortilla chips. GET THE RECIPE

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With only a few simple ingredients -- butter, shallots, corn, chicken broth and fresh herbs -- this soup has an intense corn flavor that tastes just like summer. GET THE RECIPE

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With fresh sweet corn, crisp red bell peppers and buttery chickpeas in a cumin-scented honey-lime vinaigrette, this salad is always a crowd-pleaser. Perfect for a backyard cook-out or picnic! GET THE RECIPE

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Old Bay is typically used on seafood, especially on the Eastern Shore, but here it infuses sweet summer corn and tomatoes with a subtle kick of flavor. GET THE RECIPE

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This Southwestern-style quinoa salad is as healthy as it is delicious. You can make it a day ahead of time; just be sure to add the avocado at the last minute so it doesn't discolor. GET THE RECIPE