This simple-to-make salad is packed with fresh veggies, loaded with nutrients, full of refreshing flavors and perfect for a hot summer day! This is one of those tasty dishes that you can eat and feel good about because it’s full of nutrition.
Summer Corn Salad
Yield: 4 Servings
Source: Adapted from Taste of Home
5 teaspoons olive oil, divided
1 tablespoon lime juice
¼ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon hot pepper sauce
1 ½ cups fresh corn
1 cup diced tomatoes
½ cup finely chopped cucumber
¼ cup finely chopped red onion
2 tablespoons minced fresh basil
½ cup crumbled feta cheese
1) In a small bowl, whisk together 4 teaspoons of oil, the lime juice, salt and pepper sauce; set aside.
2) In a large skillet, add the remaining oil and stir in the corn. Cook over medium-high heat until the corn is tender. Transfer to a salad bowl; cool slightly. Add the tomatoes, cucumbers, onions and basil. Drizzle the dressing over the top and toss to coat.
3) Let stand for 10 minutes before serving or refrigerate until chilled. Sprinkle with feta cheese just before serving.