Grilled Corn, Sweet Onion and Tomato Salad with Blue Cheese

Grilled Corn, Sweet Onion and Tomato Salad with Blue Cheese

Prep time: 40 minutes | Cook time: 10 minutes | Serves: 8.

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A perfect pairing with an IPA beer or a glass of Rose wine, grilled corn salad is the epitome of summer. If the blue cheese topping is not your thing, try it with feta cheese instead.

Ingredients

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts per serving

Calories: 290 Sodium: 510mg
Fat: 20g Carbohydrate: 24g
Saturated Fat: 5g Dietary Fiber: 3g
Trans fats: 0g Sugars: 10g
Cholesterol: 10mg Protein: 7g

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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 or whisk by hand with a wire whisk. This may be prepared 2 hours in advance and refrigerated.
  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 basil sprigs just before serving. Salad may be served at room temperature or prepared one day in advance and served cold.
  5. *Tip: put your block of blue cheese in the freezer for one hour and then grate it over the salad.
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