Corn Salad

A delicious summer salad! It pairs well with grilled main dishes like chicken, steak or salmon and it’s the perfect thing to bring along on a picnic.

Servings: 5

Prep20minutes minutes

Cook3minutes minutes

Ready in: 23minutes minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 larger ears fresh corn, shucked (yields about 4 cups, 20 oz corn kernels)
  • 1 heaping cup halved grape tomatoes
  • 1 cup diced English cucumber
  • 1/3 cup diced red onion
  • 2/3 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 3 Tbsp finely chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 Tbsp finely chopped fresh basil

Dressing

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 tsp honey
  • 1/2 tsp minced garlic
  • 1/2 tsp each salt and freshly ground black pepper

Instructions

  • Make dressing: In a mixing bowl whisk together olive oil, red wine vinegar, lemon juice, honey, garlic, salt and pepper. Refrigerate while preparing salad.
  • For the salad: Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Have a large bowl of ice water ready nearby.
  • Once water in pot boils add corn and cook just 3 minutes (even 2 minutes if you want it a little more raw and crisp).
  • Transfer to ice water to cool for a few minutes. Drain well.
  • Cut kernels from corn then transfer to a large bowl.
  • Add tomatoes, cucumbers, red onion, feta, parsley and basil.
  • Whisk dressing again then pour over salad. Toss well to coat, season with more salt as desired.

Notes

For best results serve within 2 hours of adding dressing (keep chilled, toss again before serving).

Weight W\W Corn Salad

Introduction: Elevate your culinary experience with our Weight W\W Corn Salad – a vibrant and flavorful dish that combines the sweetness of corn with a medley of fresh, crisp vegetables. This salad not only tantalizes your taste buds but also aligns seamlessly with your SmartPoints goals, making it a delightful addition to your weight management journey.

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups fresh corn kernels (approximately 4 ears)
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 cup red onion, finely diced
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1/4 cup feta cheese, crumbled
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions:

  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine the fresh corn kernels, halved cherry tomatoes, diced red onion, and chopped cilantro.
  2. Gently fold in the crumbled feta cheese, ensuring an even distribution of flavors.
  3. In a separate small bowl, whisk together olive oil and lime juice to create the dressing.
  4. Drizzle the dressing over the corn mixture and toss gently to coat.
  5. Season the salad with salt and pepper according to your taste preferences.
  6. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes to allow the flavors to meld.
  7. Serve chilled and enjoy the crisp, refreshing taste of this Weight W\W Corn Salad.

Useful Information: Our Weight W\W Corn Salad is not just a delightful side dish but also a nutritional powerhouse. Corn adds a natural sweetness, while the tomatoes and red onion contribute a burst of freshness. Feta cheese brings a creamy texture, and the lime-infused dressing ties all the flavors together.

Nutritional Information (per serving):

  • Calories: 120
  • Protein: 3g
  • Fat: 8g
  • Carbohydrates: 12g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Sugar: 4g
  • SmartPoints: 4

Conclusion: Indulge in the wholesome goodness of our Weight W\W Corn Salad – a perfect harmony of flavors and textures that caters to your SmartPoints-conscious lifestyle. This versatile dish is suitable for picnics, barbecues, or a refreshing side for any meal. Immerse yourself in the world of delectable, health-conscious eating with this simple yet flavorful recipe.

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Welcome! I’m Anosh the owner and founder of Low Carb Diet World. I created this website back in 2013 as a way to save keto-low carb recipes and share them with others.