Mexican Street Corn Salad
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Inspired by Mexican street food this salad is healthy, dances with flavor and is easy to put together as a side or main dish.
Food in Color:
Recipe type: Side
Cuisine: Mexican
Serves: 4-6
  • 3 tbs of ghee
  • 1 cup of frozen corn
  • 1.5 cups of cooked quinoa
  • 1 tsp finely chopped jalapeno
  • ¼ cup finely chopped red onion
  • ½ cup of cilantro
  • ¼ cup of cotija cheese
  • juice of 1 lime
  • 1-2 ripe avocados
  • salt and pepper to taste
  1. Melt the ghee in a skillet over medium heat
  2. Add the corn and allow to cook until lightly brown
  3. Add the quinoa and stir to evenly combine.
  4. Add the jalapeno and stir in.
  5. Remove from heat and allow to cool for 5 mins before placing in a serving bowl
  6. Add the onion, cheese, cilantro and stir to combine
  7. Add salt and pepper to taste
  8. Top with diced avocado
This salad was inspired and heavily modified by an Instagram post by whatsgabycooking and a dip from gimmesomeoven
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