Easy Toasted Corn Salad with Bacon

Today’s recipe, Easy Toasted Corn Salad with Bacon is not only a crowd-pleaser and delicious, but it’s super easy to make!

Toasted Corn And Bacon Salad

Let it be known that I have a thing for salads. Any kind of salad. I love to make salads with all kinds of ingredients and all different types of dressings, but I especially love bacon in my salads. I don’t know what it is, but maybe that little bit of extra crunchy or the savor of salt. I don’t know, but all I know is that this salad I am sharing today is amazingly good and it has bacon it!

Ya’ll know that I love simple and easy and I promise you that this recipe meets both of those likes! So here it goes…I hope you enjoy it!

Ingredients

Feel free to add or take away the jalapeno and/or the lime zest. I also sometimes buy the frozen roasted corn from Traders Joes, which saves me a little more time in the kitchen. Another great addition to this salad is avocado!

Corn Salad ingredients

First, I start cooking my bacon. This allows me to work on the rest of the recipe, while the bacon is cooking. Next, I place the corn in a skillet on medium heat and start to ‘toast’ the corn. Chop your bell pepper and jalapeno.

Corn salad in process 1

Add bell pepper and jalapeno to skillet and brown as well.

corn salad in process 2

Remove from heat and transfer to a bowl. Add half of cooked/crumbled bacon.

corn salad in process 3

Combine yogurt, lime, chili powder, salt and pepper in a small bowl and mix thoroughly. Add in 3/4 of chopped green onions. Combine yogurt mixture with corn medley. Garnish with remaining green onions and bacon.

Easy Toasted Corn & Bacon Salad

I am so in love with this treat. I have found that this makes the perfect addition to a bed of romaine lettuce, a zesty side dish, or add some tortilla chips for a fabulous appetizer!

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Easy Toasted Corn Salad with Bacon
 
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Delicious Salad with corn and bacon as the main ingredients!
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Recipe type: Appetizer, Salad, Side Dish
Ingredients
  • 1 lb Bacon, Cooked, Crispy, & Crumbled
  • 1 lb Frozen Corn
  • 1Red Bell Pepper, diced
  • 5 Green Onions, thinly sliced
  • ¼ cup Plain Greek Yogurt
  • 1 tsp Chili Powder
  • ½ tsp Ground Cumin
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • ½ tsp Pepper
  • Optional
  • 1 Jalepeno, minced
  • 1 Lime, zested & juiced
Instructions
  1. Brown corn in a skillet over medium heat
  2. Add bell pepper (and jalepeno, if using)
  3. Stir until corn and bell pepper is well browned
  4. Remove from heat and transfer to a bowl
  5. Add half of the Bacon
  6. In a small bowl, combine the Yogurt, Lime, Chili Powder, Cumin, Salt and Pepper
  7. Add ¾ of the onions
  8. Add Yogurt mixture to corn and toss to coat
  9. Garnish with remaining Onion & Bacon
  10. Serve warm or cold
  11. Serve warm or cold

Bon Appetite!

Toasted Corn Salad with Bacon