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Dairy-Free Cilantro Lime Corn on the Cob

It’s finally corn season up here in New England! Think you can’t survive corn season without butter? Think again. This Dairy-Free Cilantro Lime Corn on the Cob is much more flavorful and healthy version than the standard butter cob. Plus, this plant-based recipe only takes about 15 minutes to make! Easy and delicious… what more could you ask for?

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Servings: 6



6 ears of corn

a few TBS of chopped red onion

1/2 cup of fresh cilantro

Crushed black pepper to taste

Cilantro Lime Sauce:

½ cup of soaked and drained cashews

the juice from 1 lime

1 tsp of maple or date syrup 

1 tsp of chopped shallots

1/3 clove of garlic

a dash of sea salt

1/4 cup of fresh cilantro

Less than a cup of water

½ cup of crushed cashews (do not blend)


  1. Soak ½ cup of cashews until soft (use warm water to speed along process)
  2. Microwave 3 husks of corn at a time, in husks for 4 minutes. Let sit until cool, then husk.
  3. Blend together “Cilantro Lime Sauce” ingredients, except for the crushed cashews. Once sauce is smooth, stir in crushed cashews.
  4. Drizzle sauce over corn, and top with red onion and fresh cilantro.
  5. Enjoy!

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