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Chopped BLT Salad with Corn

Chopped BLT Salad with Corn

This Chopped BLT Salad with Corn will quickly become your go-to salad. Tossed in an herby basil vinaigrette, you’ll make this chopped salad all summer long!
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Course: Main Course, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 365kcal

Ingredients

Basil Vinaigrette

  • 1 shallot, roughly chopped
  • 2-3 cloves garlic, roughly chopped
  • 2 cups tightly packed fresh basil leaves
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon salt, to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper, to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes, to taste - optional

Chopped BLT Salad with Corn

  • 3 ears Dandy® Sweet Corn
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 8- ounce package bacon, cooked to package directions and roughly chopped
  • 4 cups salad greens of choice - romaine, kale, spring mix, etc.
  • 1/2 pint grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1 large avocado, diced
  • 1/2 cup feta cheese, crumbled
  • 1/4-1/2 cup Basil Vinaigrette

Instructions

  • Basil Vinaigrette
  • To a blender add shallot, garlic cloves, basil leaves, olive oil and red wine vinegar. Blend for 1-2 minutes until smooth. Taste test and add salt and pepper, and red pepper flakes to taste. Serve immediately or refrigerate 4-5 days. If making in advance, make sure to remove from refrigerator 20-ish minutes before serving.
  • Chopped BLT Salad with Corn
  • Heat a grill pan over medium high heat and add oil. Place the Dandy® Sweet Corn in the pan and allow the corn to char for 4-5 minutes, turning every minute or so. Remove from heat and cool. Once cooled, cut corn away from cobs and set aside.
  • Prepare bacon according to package directions. Once cooled, roughly chop and set aside.
  • To a large bowl add salad greens, halved tomatoes, diced avocado and feta cheese. Pour in vinaigrette and toss to combine. Serve immeditely.

Notes

salad serves 4 as a side or 2 as a main. Nutrition info is for side portion.

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 365kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 20g | Fiber: 11g | Sugar: 10g
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