Cassies Grilled Sweet Corn Salad

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By
@1lovetocook1x

Had some delicious sweet corn, so this is what I threw together...I used what I had on hand...it turned out delicious...I love the taste of the charred corn in this salad...you could use frozen corn that's been thawed and drained.

Enjoy!

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Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
5 Min
Method:
Grill

Ingredients

  • 5 - 6 medium
    fresh, sweet corn on cob
  • 1 small
    red onion, diced small
  • 3 - 4 Tbsp
    green or red bell pepper, diced - could grill as well...i didn't
  • 12
    sweet grape tomatoes - halved
  • 3 - 4 slice
    fried crisp bacon & crumbled or real bacon bits
  • 1/4 c
    feta cheese crumbles or asiago would be great
  • ·
    kosher salt & cracked black pepper to taste
  • 3 Tbsp
    each - olive oil and rice vinegar or your favorite
  • 1/2 tsp
    dried basil or 1 tsp fresh, chopped
  • red
    pepper flakes to taste - optional

How to Make Cassies Grilled Sweet Corn Salad

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat your grill. Husk corn and I pour a little olive oil in my hand and rub each cob until lightly coated...salt and place on grill. I grill just until some char marks and most of the starchiness is gone...about 5 - 6 minutes, turning frequently.

    Let cool, then I use my mandolin to remove from cob...can use a sharp knife.
  2. Place pepper, onion, tomatoes in a bowl, then add the cooled corn.
  3. In a small dish, mix the vinegar, salt, pepper, oil and basil. Pour over corn mixture and toss well to coat. Taste to see if needs more seasonings.

    Chill for a few hours, then before serving - toss in some bacon and feta cheese if desired.

    Enjoy!

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