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Zucchini, Corn and Sweet Onion Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

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Summer salads don't get much easier or prettier than this one. Bursting with summer veggies, Zucchini, Corn, and Sweet Onion Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette is fresh, light, and delicious!
Servings 6 sides


For the salad:

  • 2 medium zucchinis very thinly sliced
  • ½ medium sweet onion very thinly sliced
  • 2 ears raw sweet corn kernels cut off
  • ¼ cup loosely packed mint chopped

For the dressing:

  • ¼ cup fresh lemon juice
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon honey
  • cup extra virgin olive oil


  • Arrange half the zucchini slices on a large platter. Top with half the sliced onion and half the corn kernels. Drizzle 4 tablespoons dressing over top and sprinkle with half the mint.
  • Arrange the remaining zucchini slices and onion slices on top of the zucchini/onion/corn base. Sprinkle the remaining corn kernels, then drizzle 4 additional tablespoons dressing over top. Sprinkle with the remaining mint.
  • Let sit 5 minutes for the flavors to absorb and the zucchini to soften. Serve immediately.


Use any leftover vinaigrette to dress greens for a simple salad.
Here are some options for adapting the recipe for resistant eaters:
  • Deconstruct the salad and arrange some sliced zucchini and sweet corn on his or her plate. Serve the dressing on the side for dipping.