John Kernick
Makes 4 servings (serving size: about 2 cups salad)

Prep: 15 minutes; Cook: 33 minutes. Corn, lime, and chili powder give a nod to traditional Mexican cooking, while grape halves and Parmesan add an unexpected Mediterranean twist.

How to Make It

Step 1

Preheat oven to 450°.

Step 2

Line a rimmed baking sheet with aluminum foil. Whisk together the lime juice, 2 teaspoons olive oil, ancho chile powder, paprika, and 1/4 teaspoon salt in a small bowl. Place the corn on the prepared baking sheet, and brush with the lime mixture. Roast the corn for 30 minutes.

Step 3

Remove corn from the oven. Adjust oven rack 4 inches from heat, and turn on broiler. Return corn to oven, and broil, turning, for 3 minutes or until browned in patches.

Step 4

Whisk together buttermilk, grated Parmesan cheese, and remaining 2 teaspoons olive oil and 1/4 teaspoon salt in a small bowl. With a small, sharp knife, cut corn off cobs into a serving bowl; gently toss kernels with grape halves and mixed greens. Divide salad among 4 dinner plates. Garnish each with flowering herbs, if desired, and drizzle evenly with dressing; serve.

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Ratings & Reviews

MelissaFog's Review

May 27, 2013
This salad is always delicious. Add chicken to give protein boost.