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Mexican Corn Salad with Lime Dressing - the best summer corn salad to make! | @littlebroken

Mexican Corn Salad with Lime Dressing

  • Author: Katya
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 15 mins
  • Yield: 6 1x
  • Category: Salad
  • Method: Chop
  • Cuisine: Mexican


Light, fresh, and full of flavor! This summer corn salad with a Mexican twist is the perfect summer side.



  • 4 ears fresh corn, cooked any way you like + kernels cut from cob
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/4 cup diced red onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh herbs*
  • 4 slices bacon, cooked until crisp + crumbled
  • 3 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh lime juice
  • 1 garlic clove, pressed
  • Cojita cheese, optional**
  • Kosher salt and fresh ground black pepper


  1. In a large salad bowl, combine the corn, tomatoes, onion, herbs, and bacon.
  2. Whisk together the olive oil, lime juice, and garlic. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  3. Pour the dressing over the salad and toss to combine. Optional, stir in cheese.


*You can use a variety of your favorite herbs: cilantro, parsley, dill, chives, oregano.
**Cojita cheese is a hard, crumbly Mexican cheese very similar to feta. Feta cheese can be substituted.

Keywords: summer, bbq, fresh, healthy