Close up of a white platter with creamy corn salad with crumbled Cotija cheese and creamy dressing. Garnished with Chipotle seasoning and cilantro.

Creamy Chipotle Corn Salad

Close up of a white platter with creamy corn salad with crumbled Cotija cheese and creamy dressing. Garnished with Chipotle seasoning and cilantro.

Creamy Chipotle Corn Salad

A sweet corn salad featuring tangy Cotija cheese and scallions, seasoned with smoky chipotle in a creamy dressing.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Salad, Sides
Cuisine Southwestern
Servings 6 Servings
Calories 143 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 tablespoons low-fat mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons plain nonfat Greek yogurt
  • 2 green onions, sliced
  • ½ cup Cotija cheese or queso fresco, crumbled
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice, about 1 medium lime
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon chipotle chili powder or Southwest chipotle seasoning blend
  • 4 cups cooked corn

Instructions
 

  • Whisk everything but the corn in a large bowl.
  • Add corn and mix gently to combine.
  • Serve immediately or cover and refrigerate for up to two days.

Notes

Change it Up
  • Add a diced avocado and reduced or low sodium (salt) or no salt added canned garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed.
  • Spice it up with a fresh jalapeño, seeded and finely diced.
  • Make it a creamy salsa. Add chopped tomatoes and serve with tortilla chips.

Nutrition

Serving: 0.66 cupCalories: 143kcalCarbohydrates: 23gProtein: 5gFat: 5gSaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 11mgSodium: 287mgFiber: 3g
Keyword 15 Minutes or Less, Potluck, Vegetarian
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