If you’re like me and craving meals or dishes that don’t require cutting on the stove or oven, I’ve got the perfect recipe for you! This easy vegan corn salad with feta cheese is amazinggg! With just a few ingredients you can whip up your new favorite side dish that your friends and family will love.
Ingredients You’ll Need to Make Vegan Corn Salad with Feta Cheese:
- Fire Roasted Corn
- Red Onion
- Chili Powder
- Grape Tomatoes
- Vegan Feta Cheese
- Vegan Butter
How to Make Vegan Corn Salad with Feta Cheese:
To make this vegan corn salad you’ll want to start by preparing all of your fresh vegetables. this means slicing everything beforehand so that when you’re ready to combine all of the ingredients everything is already prepped and ready to be added to the bowl.
For this recipe I decided to use frozen fire roasted corn. Alternatively you can use freshly grilled corn or even canned fire roasted corn. The decision is completely up to you!
Once all of your fresh vegetables such as the red onion, grape tomatoes, and cilantro have been prepared you’re ready to start putting all the ingredients together. In a large bowl combine your fire roasted corn, red onion, grape tomatoes, vegan feta cheese, melted butter, cilantro and chili powder along with a pinch of salt.
Grab a zester and zest one lime directly into the bowl. Then cut the lime in half and squeeze the juice from half of the lime into the bowl as well.
Grab a spoon and mix all of the ingredients together until everything has been fully combined, then top with additional cilantro and vegan feta cheese for garnish.
What Else Can I Add to This Vegan Corn Salad with Feta Cheese?
There are lots of ways to customize this recipe. To make this side dish a little more hearty you could add seasoned black beans or diced avocado.
Not into cheese Alternatives? You can also emit the vegan feta cheese, but it truly adds another element to this simple recipe. Great way to level up for sure!
What Brand of Vegan Feta Cheese is Best?
For this recipe I used Follow Your Heart’s Vegan Feta Cheese alternative. I’ve used it a number of times on other salads that I’ve prepared for myself and really enjoy it. In my opinion, it tastes exactly like traditional feta cheese. My husband will even eat it! #PickyAssHusbandApproved
The truth is, the best vegan feta cheese to use is whatever you prefer. I would recommend trying out a few different ones to determine which one you like best, but Follow Your Heart is a great place to start.
What Can I Pair With This Vegan Corn Salad With Feta Cheese?
This vegan corn salad with feta cheese would make a great side dish to pair with tons of recipes. It’s mexican-inspired flavor would make it the perfect side dish for tacos or quesadillas. Alternatively, it would make a great side dish for any barbecue or cookout that you have planned this summer.
Here’s some inspiration below:
Another corn salad you’ll love: Avocado Black Bean Corn Salad
I know you’ll love this Vegan Corn Salad with Feta Cheese recipe! It makes for the perfect side dish, plus it’s so easy to make and flavorful! Give this recipe a try and let me know what you think in the comments below!
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- ¼ red onion diced small
- ½ cup grape tomatoes diced into ¼ or ⅛ pieces
- 2 tbsp fresh cilantro packed; roughly chopped
- 4 cups fire roasted corn (canned, frozen or fresh)
- zest of 1 lime
- lime juice from ½ lime (use juice from the lime you zested)
- 1 tsp chili powder
- ½ cup vegan feta cheese
- 2 tbsp vegan butter melted (or sub olive/avocado oil)
- pinch of salt
- In a large bowl add all of the ingredients for the salad.
- Use a large spoon to mix together and garnish with additional fresh cilantro.