Smoky-Sweet Corn Salad

Smoky-Sweet Corn Salad recipe.
  • Yield: 6 servings

If you’ve ever struggled to come up with the perfect veggie pairing for taco night, you’ll love this sweet/spicy salad. Substitute thawed corn if fresh isn’t available.


4 ears corn, kernels removed
1 can black beans, drained and rinsed
1small red bell pepper, diced
1/2 red onion, diced
1/4cup cilantro, chopped
Juice of 1/2 lemon
2ounces queso fresco or feta, crumbled
1/2teaspoon smoked paprika
1/4teaspoon salt


  1. Mix all ingredients together in a large bowl. Adjust seasoning to taste. Refrigerate before serving if desired.

Recipe courtesy of Amy, an art director by day and food blogger by night, living in Chicago with her boyfriend and cat. You can find her posting recipes for healthy meals to sweet treats and everything in between at Amy Bites

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 116
  • Fat 2 g
  • Cholesterol 3 g
  • Sodium 254 mg
  • Carbohydrate 24 g
  • Fiber 5 g
  • Protein 6 g