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It makes a great side dish or you can enjoy them on their own.

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Roasted corn pasta salad

Two favorite summer salads combined in this roasted corn pasta salad. As a side dish, you can serve corn and pasta covered with a creamy mayonnaise-based dressing.

What will we need

  • 200 g of pasta
  • 3 ears of corn
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 2 teaspoons of oil
  • 60 g of green onions
  • 30 g of onion
  • 10 g chopped fresh coriander
  • 150 g of cheddar cheese

For dressing

  • 60 g of mayonnaise
  • 40 g of sour cream
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon of garlic powder
  • pepper


  • Prepare the pasta salad dressing. Add mayonnaise, sour cream, garlic powder, salt and pepper to the bowl. Mix well and cover and let the flavors meld.
  • For the pasta salad, first boil a pot of salted pasta water. When the water boils, add the pasta and cook it al dente.
  • While the pasta is cooking, cut the corn kernels off the cob.
  • Heat the pan, add oil. Add the corn kernels to the hot pan. Season with salt and pepper. Cook for 5-6 minutes, stirring in between.
  • The corn is ready when small brown spots appear on the corn.
  • Let the pasta and corn cool a little.
  • Add cooked pasta, sautéed corn, chopped onion, green onion, cilantro, cheddar cheese to a large salad bowl.
  • Add the desired amount of prepared dressing. Mix well and serve.
Delicious pasta salad with vegetables and dressing.
Source: halfbakedharvest.com

Mexican Street Corn Pasta Salad

If you are a fan of classic Mexican cuisine, then enjoy this fun variation in the form of a pasta salad.

What will we need

  • 250 g of pasta
  • 2 cans of drained corn
  • 40 g of sour cream
  • 60 g of mayonnaise
  • Zest and juice of 2 limes
  • 3 cloves of garlic (chopped)
  • ½ tsp chili powder
  • ¼ teaspoon cumin
  • Salt
  • black pepper
  • 10 g of fresh coriander
  • 60 g of red onion
  • 1 medium bell pepper (diced)
  • 50g cup cotija (or feta) cheese
  • sliced avocado


  • Cook the pasta according to the instructions on the package, drain and rinse.
  • Make the sauce by mixing together the sour cream, mayonnaise, lime zest and juice, garlic, chilli, cumin and a few large pinches of salt and pepper.
  • Place the corn in a bowl, stir in the pasta, cilantro, red onion, avocado, paprika and cotija.
  • Add the dressing and toss to combine.
  • Garnish with avocado as desired.

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Bow pasta salad with corn and onion.
Source: chelseasmessyapron.com

Salad with pasta, corn and bacon

The perfect pasta picnic salad! With corn, bacon, basil and dressing to your taste.

What will we need

  • 250 g of pasta
  • Salt for pasta water
  • 4 strips of bacon
  • 250 g of corn
  • 60 g of green onions
  • 60 g of red pepper
  • 30 g of fresh basil
  • salt
  • pepper


  • Cook the pasta al dente.
  • About 1 minute before the pasta is done, add the corn to the boiling pasta water with the pasta.
  • Drain the pasta and corn and set aside.
  • Cut the bacon into pieces. Place in a pan and heat to medium heat.
  • Cook until the bacon is browned. Remove the bacon to a plate lined with a paper towel.
  • Add the drained, cooled pasta and corn, bacon and remaining ingredients to a large bowl. Toss with dressing of your choice. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • The salad is great with grilled chicken or steak.
Creamy salad with corn, pasta and toasted bacon.
Source: closetcooking.com

Pasta and chicken salad

Who doesn’t love a good old pasta salad with meat? Grilled chicken and corn served with classic penne salad, baby spinach, cherry tomatoes and creamy dressing. Simple, yet tasty.

What will we need

  • 3 chicken breasts with skin
  • 3 chicken thighs with skin
  • 300 g of penne pasta
  • 250 g of corn
  • 150 g pack of baby spinach
  • 2 spoons of mayonnaise
  • 30 g of sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon of mustard
  • 150 g of cherry tomatoes
  • 150 g package of bacon
  • 1 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar
  • 3 teaspoons roast chicken seasoning
  • 1 small bunch of chives


  • Cut the cherry tomatoes in half. Diced bacon. Pat the chicken dry. Finely chop the chives. Coat the chicken in a mixture of spices and season with salt and pepper.
  • Add the pasta to the boiling water and cook for 6-8 minutes until al dente. Drain and cool under cold water. Drizzle a little olive oil to prevent the pasta from sticking.
  • Place the chicken skin side down on the hot grill and grill for 8-10 minutes, then turn and grill for another 10 minutes.
  • Heat the pan to medium-high heat and add the bacon. Cook for 5-8 minutes until browned and crisp. Set aside on a paper towel.
  • Combine sour cream, mayonnaise, mustard, chives and vinegar in a small bowl and mix well.
  • Cut the chicken as coarse as you like. In a large bowl, combine the spinach, cooked pasta, tomatoes, bacon and corn. Add the dressing and toss.
  • Serve with chicken.

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A delicious light pasta salad with corn and chicken.
Source: cafedelites.com

Types of corn and how to use them?

  1. Grain corn
    In general, this corn is named after the small pit that forms at the end of the kernel when it dries. Grain corn is primarily what is used in animal feed.
  2. Flint corn
    This corn is very similar to grain corn. It is so named because of its extremely hard outer shell. It is coarse cornmeal used for semolina, polenta, or toasted and ground on a pinola.
  3. Popcorn
    Popcorn is its own type of corn. It is a variety of flint corn. Its outer shell traps the moisture in the corn grain and converts it into steam. When the pressure builds up enough, it will burst.
  4. Corn for flour
    It is a type of corn, only with a soft shell. The soft shell makes it easy to grind into flour. This can then be used in foods such as cornbread or muffins, where the corn gives them a crumblier and softer texture.
  5. Sweet corn
    Unlike other corns, which are harvested at maturity when they are dry, sweet corn is harvested young in the “milk stage.” Nowadays, there are all kinds of varieties that make corn sweeter and sweeter.

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