CookingLight diet CookingLight diet
Caitlin Bensel
Yield
Serves 8 (serving size: about 3/4 cup)

Mexican street corn morphs into an epic salad in this dish. Beautiful to behold, this salad shines thanks to the combination of colors and textures—crisp golden corn, juicy cherry tomatoes, peppery radishes, and creamy nuggets of cheese. This potluck-perfect side is easy to make ahead of time, and it gets even more flavorful when it sits overnight. Simply wait to stir in the cilantro until just before serving for the prettiest presentation.

How to Make It

Whisk together chopped fresh cilantro, fresh lime juice (from 2 limes), kosher salt, and pepper; gradually whisk in olive oil. Stir together fresh corn kernels (from 6 ears); chopped scallions; multicolored cherry tomatoes, halved; and thinly sliced radishes. Gently stir dressing into corn mixture. Sprinkle top with crumbled Cotija cheese (1/3 cup).

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