Summer Salad of grilled corn, bean and radishes is an easy and flavorful salad for those hot summer days. Well, truth be told, it is good any day! You could easily substitute the grilled corn for frozen corn during the cooler months. Of course, if you are like me, you will grill in the snow!
I know you are going to want to make this recipe, so I want to share a little tip with you. After you have grilled your corn on the cob, you want to place it in a bowl and cover it with plastic wrap for about 3 – 5 minutes. This process allows the corn to “steam” and finish cooking. I have used this method with corn for many years and love the way it turns out.
Another tip I want to share with you is to use an Angel Food cake pan to cut the kernels off the corn. Place the pointed end of the cob in the hole at the top of the cake pan and then, with a sharp knife, slice the kernels off. The kernels fall in the pan and keep clean-up to a minimum. A few years ago, I belonged to a CSA and we would get 5 or 6 dozen ears of corn almost every week! This was the easiest way to get the corn ready for the freezer.
Grilled Corn, Bean and Radish Salad
- 6 ears or corn shucked
- 1 bunch of radishes trimmed and sliced into matchsticks
- 1 can Garbanzo beans 15.5 oz, drained
- 2 TBL finely chopped cilantro
- 1/2 tsp finely grated lemon zest
- 2 TBL freshly squeezed lemon juice
- 1 tsp sugar
- 1/2 tsp Dijon mustard
- 1/4 tsp sea salt or to taste
- 3 to 4 TBL extra-virgin olive oil
- Freshly ground black pepper to taste
Preheat grill on HIGH. Coat cleaned grill grate lightly with vegetable oil. Reduce heat to medium.
Grill corn, turning often so as not to burn it. You want a good brown color to it though. This will take about 6 - 8 minutes.
Transfer to a bowl and cover with plastic wrap (see note above)
Remove from bowl, let cool to touch.
Cut kernels from cob and add to a large bowl. Add radishes, garbanzo beans and cilantro.
Make vinaigrette and add to corn mixture.
Corn is a favorite in our home. I think Big could eat it almost every day! In the winter one of our favorite meatless dishes is Cheese Ravioli with Corn and Arugula. Summer favorites are this grilled corn, bean and radish salad and a Farmers Market Corn Salsa that I made a couple of years ago. I use the corn salsa as a topping over grilled chicken or fish.
So get your grill lit up, put some BBQ Pork Ribs with Strawberry Chipotle and corn on it, and grab a great bottle of wine and enjoy your dinner. Let me know how it turned out – I love to hear what you think!
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