Grilled Corn, Sweet Onion and Tomato Salad with Blue Cheese

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Grilled Corn, Sweet Onion and Tomato Salad with Blue Cheese

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White bowl filled with kernel corn, halved cherry tomatoes, fresh basil, sliced red onions, and crumbled cheese

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Recipe Data

8
Servings
40min
Prep
50min
Total

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Description

Grilled corn salad is the epitome of summer. If the blue cheese topping is not your thing, try it with feta cheese instead.

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Ingredients
Serves 8
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¼ c.white balsamic vinegar
¼ c.fresh basil leaves, chopped, plus additional for garnish
2 clove(s)garlic, minced
1 tsp.Hy-Vee granulated sugar
1 tsp.Hy-Vee salt, divided
½ tsp.Hy-Vee ground black pepper, divided
½ c.Gustare Vita extra virgin olive oil
8 ear(s)corn, grilled in the husk
1sweet red onion, halved and thinly sliced
1 pt.grape tomatoes, halved
4 oz.Gorgonzola blue cheese, crumbled

Things To Grab

  • Charcoal or gas grill
  • Blender
  • Large bowl

Directions

  1. Shuck sweet corn, and cut off kernels.
  2. Combine the vinegar, basil, garlic, sugar, 1/2 teaspoon of salt, 1/4 teaspoon of pepper and oil in a blender and blend until smooth. Cover, and refrigerate until ready to serve.

  3. Combine the corn kernels, onion and tomatoes in a large bowl. Add the dressing and toss to coat, season with salt and pepper. Let sit at room temperature 30 minutes before serving.

  4. Top with crumbled blue cheese and garnish with additional basil just before serving. Salad may be served at room temperature or prepared one day in advance and served cold.

Nutrition facts

Servings

290 Calories per serving

Amounts Per Serving

  • Total Fat: 20g
  • Cholesterol: 10mg
  • Sodium: 470mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 24g
  • Protein: 7g

Daily Values

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Iron 6%
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Calcium 6%
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Vitamin D 0%
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Potassium 10%