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Light Mexican Corn Salad – Esquites

If you can't find cojita cheese, try substituing Romano cheese.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 18 minutes
Servings 6

Ingredients

  • 4 ears fresh corn shucked
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons non-fat Greek yogurt
  • 3 tablespoons cotija cheese grated
  • 1/2 cup minced scallions
  • 1/2 cup minced cilantro
  • 1/2-1 fresh jalapeno seeded, minced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • chili powder optional

Instructions

  1. Lightly brush corn with olive oil; grill for 7-8 minutes until brown in spots. Cut corn off cob into a bowl. Add yogurt, cheese, scallions, cilantro, jalapeno, garlic and lime juice. Toss well. Add chili powder if desired.