Grilled Jersey Sweet Corn with Balsamic and Parmesan Cheese



I’m a Jersey guy, and in my opinion, there’s nothing better than Jersey sweet corn in the dead of summer. Any corn will do for this recipe, but I strongly recommend you try to get your hands on my home state’s. 



Heat a grill to medium-high. Season the ears of corn with a little bit of olive oil and salt and pepper to taste. Alternatively, you can brush your grill with olive oil, rather than the ears of corn. Grill the ears of corn, turning constantly, until nice charred and a bright yellow. Remove the corn from the grill but leave the grill on.

In a large bowl, toss together the grilled corn on the cob with the balsamic, Parmesan, and chile flakes. Put the cobs back on the grill for 2 more minutes, turning constantly.  


Calories per serving:

221 calories

Dietary restrictions:

Balanced, Low Sodium Vegetarian, Gluten Free, Wheat Free, Egg Free, Peanut Free, Tree Nut Free, Soy Free, Fish Free, Shellfish Free, Alcohol Free, No Sugar Added

Daily value:



  • Fat 21g 32%
  • Carbs 59g 20%
  • Saturated 5g 26%
  • Fiber 6g 26%
  • Trans 0g
  • Sugars 20g
  • Monounsaturated 12g
  • Polyunsaturated 3g
  • Protein 15g 30%
  • Cholesterol 10mg 3%
  • Sodium 243mg 10%
  • Calcium 191mg 19%
  • Magnesium 119mg 30%
  • Potassium 844mg 24%
  • Iron 2mg 12%
  • Zinc 2mg 12%
  • Phosphorus 361mg 52%
  • Vitamin A 56µg 6%
  • Vitamin C 20mg 33%
  • Thiamin (B1) 0mg 30%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 0mg 12%
  • Niacin (B3) 5mg 26%
  • Vitamin B6 0mg 14%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 122µg 30%
  • Vitamin B12 0µg 3%
  • Vitamin D 0µg 0%
  • Vitamin E 2mg 11%
  • Vitamin K 14µg 18%
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