Easy Corn Salad Tips
Can I grill the corn to add extra flavor to this easy corn salad?
Yes, grilled corn will add a pleasant, smoky flavor. Let it cool, and then trim the kernels from the cob with a corn peeler.
How can I use leftovers of corn salad?
Serve leftovers this easy corn salad on bruschetta as an appetizer, scoop some on top of a green lettuce salad, incorporate it into a sandwich, or use it as a garnish for hamburgers, hot dogs, sausages or other grilled meats. Check out more of our best grilling ideas for dinner
What are some variations of this easy corn salad?
There are lots of fun ways to jazz up this simple salad. Toss in some toasted nuts, such as peanuts, hazelnuts or pistachios. Add extra chopped veggies like carrots, zucchini or avocado, or add a sprinkle of feta, Parmesan or blue cheese. Or, blend in some fresh garden herbs like cilantro, basil, parsley or dill. If you follow a vegan diet or don’t consume dairy, replace the ranch salad dressing with a homemade lemon vinaigrette
or cilantro lime vinaigrette
. You can also make a homemade vegan ranch dressing. Begin with a store-bought vegan mayonnaise or make your own from scratch! If you liked this recipe, try more of our other corn salad recipes
.—Amy Glander, Taste of Home Book Editor
3/4 cup: 138 calories, 7g fat (1g saturated fat), 2mg cholesterol, 169mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 3g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1.500 fat, 1 starch.