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Grilled Corn Pasta Salad with Lime Crema Dressing

Another summertime salad is here! Pretty excited about this Grilled Corn Pasta Salad with a zesty Lime Crema dressing. This will be on repeat and is definitely the star of the show at your next BBQ.

Course Dinner, Lunch, Salad, Side Dish
Keyword Arugula, corn, Lime, Pasta, Summer
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 -6
Author Fraîche

Ingredients

For the Dressing

  • ½ cup sour cream
  • 3 tablespoons mayo
  • ½ teaspoon lime zest
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1-2 teaspoons taco seasoning
  • Pinch of salt & pepper

For the Salad

  • 3 cups cooked pasta
  • 2 corn on the cobs cooked/grilled and cut off cob
  • 2 cups packed arugula
  • ¼ cup diced red onion
  • 1/2 cup baby tomatoes cut in half
  • 1 avocado
  • ¼ cup feta cheese
  • Optional fresh cilantro (garnish)

Instructions

  1. In a small bowl, whisk together all dressing ingredients and set aside.

  2. Remove husks from the corn, parboil if desired, and cook on the grill rotating each side every few minutes until corn is cooked, tender and lightly charred. Remove from the grill and cut of the cob.

  3. In a large salad bowl, layer in your arugula, red onion, tomatoes, avocado, feta cheese, grilled corn and cooked pasta. Top with the dressing and mix to combine. Enjoy cold!