Delicious Summer Salad with Grilled Corn and Cherry Tomatoes

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Delicious Summer Salad with Grilled Corn and Cherry Tomatoes
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
Recipe by Administrator
Published on November 11, 2023

This summer salad is bursting with fresh flavors and is the perfect side dish for any outdoor gathering or BBQ. Grilled corn and juicy cherry tomatoes are combined with crisp lettuce, creamy avocado, and tangy feta cheese. Tossed in a zesty vinaigrette, this salad is a true summer delight. It's quick and easy to make, and will impress your family and friends with its vibrant colors and delicious taste.


  • 3 ears of corn, husked
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 head of lettuce, washed and torn into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 avocado, peeled, pitted, and diced
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • For the vinaigrette:
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat grill to medium heat.
  2. Brush the corn with olive oil and season with salt and pepper.
  3. Grill the corn for about 10 minutes, turning occasionally, until lightly charred.
  4. Remove the corn from the grill and let it cool slightly.
  5. Cut the kernels off the cobs and transfer them to a large mixing bowl.
  6. Add the cherry tomatoes, lettuce, avocado, feta cheese, and cilantro to the bowl.
  7. In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, red wine vinegar, Dijon mustard, minced garlic, honey, salt, and pepper to make the vinaigrette.
  8. Pour the vinaigrette over the salad and toss gently to coat all the ingredients.
  9. Taste and adjust the seasoning if needed.
  10. Serve the salad fresh and enjoy!

Interesting Facts

  • Grilling the corn adds a smoky flavor and brings out its natural sweetness.
  • The combination of grilled corn and juicy cherry tomatoes creates a perfect balance of flavors and textures in this salad.
  • Avocado adds a creamy richness, while feta cheese adds a tangy kick.
  • The homemade vinaigrette brings all the ingredients together and adds a zesty freshness.