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Oven Roasted Ranch Style Corn on the Cob. Add a little flavor to your vegetables. Goes great with grilled foods and BBQs.

Updated 08/02/2020

Close up picture of a corn on the cob, ranch style, with macaroni salad and grilled chicken in the background.

Can corn on the cob be cooked in the oven?

You can boil it, grill it and bake/roast it in the oven. All three ways work. If you boil it, you can add the spices after it’s done. If you bake/roast or grill them, you can season it while it’s cooking. Then, those flavors just permeate the corn.

Even though this takes a while to cook, but that’s to be expected with corn on the cob.  It only takes 5 minutes to prep. This Ranch Style Corn on the Cob would be a perfect side dish to any meal that may take you awhile to make.  While you’re cooking your main dish, this could be going in the oven.

How do you know when corn on the cob is cooked?


You can look for a couple of things. First, when the yellow is more intense that when it was frozen or fresh. Secondly, the kernels are plumper and more tender.

What to add to corn to make it taste better?

Typically, it only requires butter, salt and pepper to taste good. If you feel like changing it up, add something like I did. Or, you could add some of your favorite spices like garlic, cayenne pepper, onion powder or salt, or even Parmesan cheese would be great.

How do you prepare corn on the cob?

Unless your corn on the cob has a husk, there is nothing to do but start cooking it. If you are boiling it, just drop it in the water. If you are cooking it in the oven or on a grill, add your butter and/or spices before cooking.

Are you needing to remove the husk and silk? You should visit How to husk corn.

Other side dishes…

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~Bobbi

Close up of a serving plate of baked corn on the cob, ranch style.
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Ranch Style Corn on the Cob

Oven Roasted Ranch Style Corn on the Cob. Add a little flavor to your vegetables. Goes great with grilled foods and BBQs.
Course Side Dish, Sides
Cuisine American
Keyword corn on the cob, corn on the cob oven, corn on the cob without boiling, how to cook corn on the cob in the oven
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
0 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 6 Servings
Calories 78kcal

Equipment

  • 9 x 13 Baking Sheet

Ingredients

  • 6 Corn on the Cob, Small
  • 1 Pkg (.4 oz) Ranch Dressing Mix
  • Non Stick Cooking Spray or Spray Butter

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350°.
  • Spray each corn on the cob with the cooking spray, or spray butter and place on a foil lined baking sheet. **I used spray butter.
    Ranch Style Corn on the Cob
  • Sprinkle the Ranch Dressing mix on the top of the corn on the cob. Turn and repeat on the other side. Both sides should be covered with the dressing mix.
    Ranch Style Corn on the Cob
  • Place in preheated oven for 30 minutes.
    Ranch Style Corn on the Cob
  • Remove from oven and flip each corn on the cob. Place back in the oven for 20 more minutes. If you prefer yours a little more done, cook an additional 10 minutes for a total of 1 hour.
    Ranch Style Corn on the Cob

Notes

ITEMS/INGREDIENTS USED IN RECIPE – If you are interested in any of the items I may have used (or are similar to the items I used) in making this recipe, I have listed all or some of them above within the post.  NOTE:  These links are affiliate links of which I receive a small commission from the sale of certain item. This does not affect your price, it remains the same.

Nutrition

Calories: 78kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 26mg | Potassium: 243mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 168IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 2mg | Iron: 1mg
Corn on the cob after baking on a blue plate with grilled chicken and pasta salad in the background.
A serving plate of Ranch Style Corn on the Cobs.
Close up, overhead view of a Ranch Style corn on the cob.

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