Bacon and Cojita Cheese Smothered Grilled Corn
Recipe type: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
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Serves: 10
  • 10 ears of corn
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 6 tbsp butter, softened
  • ½ cup bacon bits
  • ½ cup cotija cheese, crumbled
  • black pepper and salt, to taste
  1. Shuck corn and brush with olive oil. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  2. Put corn on a preheated grill and grill for about 5 minutes each side – rotating corn 4-5 times.
  3. While the corn is grilling, use a saucepan to combine butter with crumbled bacon and let it soften. Crumble cotija cheese on a large plate.
  4. Once corn is finished, let sit for about 5 minutes to cool a bit. Serve with a brush for the bacon butter, and a plate of cotija to roll the corn in.
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