Grilled Zucchini-Corn Salad

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Grilled Zucchini and corn tossed with a lime-honey dressing and sprinkled with feta cheese pairs great with any grilled meat. It’s simple to toss together and is full of fresh, summer flavor. The honey and lime balance each other well and contribute a little sweetness and a little acidity.

Grilled Zucchini-Corn Salad


Add in the saltiness of feta cheese and a touch of fresh thyme and you have yourself a winning summer side.

Grilled Zucchini-Corn Salad

Summer will be over soon so I wanted to go ahead and get my last zucchini recipe posted. School started back for my kids today and once that happens it starts to feel like summer is over even though it isn’t technically. It won’t be long before apple and pumpkin recipes are everywhere.

Grilled Zucchini-Corn Salad

It’s been a busy week and I’ve just returned from spending a few days in Asheville, NC at Food Blog Forum. Have you ever been to Asheville? It’s such a lovely place, especially Biltmore Estate. Look at this fabulous view. This picture was taken from an outdoor venue on the estate where we had a fabulous dinner catered by Biltmore chefs.

Biltmore Estate

Grilled Zucchini-Corn salad

Grilled Zucchini-Corn Salad

Grilled Zucchini-Corn Salad

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 228kcal
Author: Christin Mahrlig
This grilled zucchini-corn salad makes a wonderful summer side salad. Tossed with a honey-lime dressing and sprinkled with feta cheese.
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  • 3 zucchini, sliced lengthwise into 1/2-inch thick planks
  • 3 ears corn, husks and silks removed
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 tablespoon honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/3 cup feta cheese crumbles


  • Heat grill to medium-high.
  • Drizzle zucchini and corn with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • Place corn and zucchini on grill, turning about every 4 minutes to get evenly charred.
  • Remove corn and zucchini from grill. Cut the kernels from the corn and place in a large bowl. Cut the zucchini into bite-sized pieces and place in bowl with corn.
  • In a small bowl mix together lime juice, vinegar, honey, salt, pepper, red pepper flakes, and 1 tablespoon olive oil.
  • Pour dressing over corn and zucchini. Sprinkle with feta cheese.
  • Can be served warm, room temperature, or chilled.


Calories: 228kcal

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30 thoughts on “Grilled Zucchini-Corn Salad

  1. I see recipes like these and it makes me so sad that I didn’t get to plant a garden this year, so that I could have an abundance of zucchini! I’m a huge fan of salads too – they are just so summertime. I’m loving this!

  2. I love the idea of roasting the zucchini…it sure gives an extra flavor…I love that you paired with corn…which by the way I love everything that has corn…
    Hope you are having a great week Christin…and hope your kids had fun on their first day back to school 😀

  3. I hope you had a brilliant time there Christin dear! The pics are gorgeous indeed. And of course, so is the salad! I love love love all the flavors going on these. Aaaaand I also like your new sidebar pic – you look fantastic! xxx

  4. Can’t believe summer is flying by so fast and your kids are back to school already. Hope they had a great first day 🙂 Biltmore Estate is stunning and that’s awesome that they held the food blogger forum there. I love this pretty salad. I can’t get enough of zucchini and corn and this looks like the perfect summer dish!

  5. Waah!! @Christin Thanks for sharing this recipe, I really need this. My son loves Zucchini and I know he would loved this. Btw great blog you got here, I think I’ll be your avid visitors by now. I hope for more recipe to come. Keep going =)

  6. So many kids going back to school already! Mine is home until after Labor Day…I want to savor every bit of summer since it went by too fast! I am craving fresh corn constantly – this is a great recipe to use it for!

  7. This salad is the epitome of summer…I can’t get enough of corn and zucchini, and grilled is the best! The food blogger forum sounded wonderful. I need to find one in my neck of the woods!

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