Looking for the perfect summer salad? This mix of corn, chickpeas, lemon juice, walnuts, and feta—plus tasty oregano and cucumber—will take your picnic to the next level.

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5 ears My Dad’s Sweet Corn
Olive oil, for rubbing corn
Salt to taste
Freshly ground pepper to taste
1 cup diced seedless cucumber
1 cup drained and rinsed canned chickpeas
1 cup chopped toasted walnuts
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
1/4 cup chopped fresh oregano
3 tbs. olive oil
1 medium garlic clove, minced
1 cup crumbled feta

Recipe Instructions

Rub corn with olive oil, season with salt and pepper, and grill over high heat until lightly browned, about 15 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside until cool enough to handle.

Slice kernels from cobs and place into a large bowl with cucumber, chickpeas, and walnuts. Mix in lemon juice, oregano, olive oil, and garlic. Toss in feta. Serve immediately or chill until read to serve.


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