Blueberry Corn Salad Recipe

40min | 10 servings | 132 cal


5 ears fresh sweet corn
4 tablespoons olive oil
Salt and ground black pepper
1 medium cucumber, chopped
1 1/2 cups blueberries
1 small red onion, cut in thin wedges
/1/2 cup thinly sliced radishes or finely chopped red sweet pepper
1 fresh jalapeño pepper, seeded and minced
1 tablespoon snipped fresh cilantro
1/2 teaspoon lime zest
3 tablespoons lime juice
/1 tablespoon honey
1/2 cup crumbled queso fresco (2 ounces)


Prep: 30min | Grill: 10min | Ready in: 40min


Step 1

Remove husks and silks from corn. Brush with 1 tablespoon of the olive oil and season with salt and pepper. For a gas or charcoal grill, grill corn on the rack of a covered grill directly over medium heat for 8 to 10 minutes, turning occasionally or until tender and lightly charred. (Or for a grill pan, heat a grill pan over medium heat. Grill corn on the grill pan for 8 to 10 minutes, turning occasionally until tender and lightly charred. Cut kernels from the cobs.)


Step 2

In a medium bowl combine corn, cucumber, blueberries, red onion, radishes, jalapeño, and cilantro.

Step 3

In a small screw-top jar combine lime zest, lime juice, remaining 3 tablespoons olive oil, and honey. Cover and shake until honey dissolves. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Add to corn mixture and toss to coat. Top with queso fresco.

Make ahead tip: Prepare salad as directed except do not add the cilantro. Cover and chill for up to 3 days. Stir in the cilantro just before serving.