Roasted Corn Salad

Nut-free
Soy-free
Wheat-Free / Gluten-Free
Heart-Healthy
Low-Calorie
Low-Carbohydrate
Low-Cholesterol
Low-Sodium
Low-Sugar
Vegetarian / Meatless
Weight Management
Dish type
Dinner
Serves
6
Ready in
30 minutes*

Ingredients

  • 3 ears fresh corn, unhusked
  • 1 tbsp. butter or margarine, melted
  • 4 tbsp. olive oil, divided
  • 1/2 tsp. cumin
  • 1/2 tsp. ancho or plain chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1 can sliced black olives, drained
  • 2 green onions, sliced
  • 1 tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro or parsley
  • 1 medium tomato, seeded and diced
  • 1 tbsp. white wine vinegar

Directions

Prep Time
16 minutes*
Cook Time
14 minutes
Ready in
30 minutes*
  1. Place unhusked corn in a large container. Add cold water to cover; let stand 30 minutes.
  2. Preheat grill to medium-high direct heat (350°F to 400°F). Coat grill rack with nonstick cooking spray. Remove corn from water (do not remove husks). Grill corn, covered, 10 minutes, turning occasionally. Remove from grill (do not turn grill off); cool corn slightly. Remove husks and silks.
  3. Blend butter, 1 tablespoon of the oil, cumin, chili and salt in a small bowl. Place husked corn on grill; brush with butter mixture. Grill 4 to 7 minutes or until lightly charred, turning and basting once. Remove from grill; let cool slightly.
  4. Cut kernels from cob and place in a medium bowl. Add olives, onions, cilantro, tomato, remaining 3 tablespoons oil, and vinegar; mix well. Serve warm or chilled.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size
1
Per Serving
Calories 136, Calories Fat 92, Total Fat 10g, Saturated Fat 1g, Cholesterol 2mg, Sodium 50mg, Carbohydrate 11g, Protein 2g
Serving Size1
Calories136
Calories Fat92
Calories (fat) extra67
Total Fat10g
Total Fat (extra)16
Saturated Fat1g
Saturated Fat (extra)10
Trans Fat0g
Cholesterol2mg
Cholesterol (extra)1
Sodium50mg
Sodium (extra)2
Potassium204mg
Carbohydrate11g
Carbohydrate (extra)4
Fiber1g
Fiber (extra)6
Sugars3g
Protein2g
Omega30g
Vitamin A414IU
Vitamin A (extra)8
Vitamin C7mg
Vitamin C (extra)12
Iron0mg
Iron (extra)3