Fresh Corn and Zucchini Salad With Lime

When corn is at its seasonal best (as in, nowish), it's wonderful raw in a salad.

It's fresh and filling.

Total Time:
Level: Easy
Serves: 4


  • 2 c. fresh corn kernels (from 3 or 4 ears)
  • 2½ c. diced zucchini and/or yellow summer squash (about 12 oz)
  • 1 tsp. lime zest plus 2 Tbsp lime juice (from 1 lime)
  • 3 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp. chopped cilantro
  • ½ tsp. coarse salt
  • pepper
  • sliced fresh red chile, for garnish (optional)


  1. Toss corn with zucchini, lime zest and juice, oil, and cilantro in a serving bowl. Season with salt, plus pepper to taste. Let stand 20 min before serving. Garnish with chile, if using.

172 cal, 12 g fat (2 g saturated), 3 g protein, 17 g carb, 6 g sugar, 2 g fiber, 258 mg sodium, 0 mg cholesterol per serving

This recipe originally appeared in the July/August 2016 issue of Dr. Oz The Good Life.

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