Zucchini Corn Salad

If you’re not taking advantage of all of the fresh produce available right now, you’re missing out. Everything is so much better this time of year. This salad takes advantage of both fresh corn and zucchini, and the dressing keeps the salad light!

zucchinicornsalad3

Recipe adapted from here.

Ingredients
4 ears of corn, kernels cut off before cooking
2 large zucchini, cut into small strings
1/2 tablespoon vinegar
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 lime, juiced and zested
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon honey
1/2 large red onion, diced

1. Cut off the kernels of the corn. Throw them in a pan on the stove, and dry roast them (cook them without any oil or liquid) until the edges start to brown.

zucchinicornsalad4

2. Cut the zucchini into small strings, as small as you can get them.

zucchinicornsalad1

3. Mix the vinegar, olive oil, lime juice and zest, chili powder, salt, pepper, garlic powder, and honey.

4. Mix the corn, zucchini, red onion, and vinaigrette in a bowl.

zucchinicornsalad2 zucchinicornsalad3

 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s