Mexican Street Corn Quinoa


1 c. uncooked quinoa, prepared according to package instructions
12 oz. frozen corn, charred OR 2-3 ears corn on the cob, grilled (approx. 2 cups)
1 c. fresh cilantro, minced
1/2 c. diced red pepper
6 green onions, sliced
5 oz. queso fresco or cotija cheese, crumbled
1/4 c. sour cream
1/4 c. mayo
3 Tbsp. lime juice
1 tsp. chili powder
1 tsp. kosher salt
1 clove garlic, minced
1/2 tsp. cayenne pepper
1/2 tsp. fresh ground pepper


1. In a medium mixing bowl, combine cooked quinoa, grilled corn, cilantro, red pepper, sliced onions, and crumbled cheese.
2. In a separate bowl, combine sour cream, mayo, lime juice, and seasonings. Mix well.
3. Pour sour cream mixture over quinoa mixture and stir to combine.
4. Garnish with additional crumbled cheese and cilantro, as desired.

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Prep time 10 mins
Cook time 15 mins
Total time 25 mins
Serves 8
Looking to mix up your salad routine? This Mexican Street Corn Quinoa is for you! Loaded with all the delicious flavors of Mexican Street Corn, this quinoa salad is fresh, flavorful, and perfect for summer!

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