Summer Sides: Squash Blossom Salad

This month we are sharing perfect summer side dishes for outdoor dinner parties and cooking out, from Jill of a Better Happier St. Sebastian!

Zucchini Squash Blossom Salad

serves 6

2 zucchini
4 ears corn
1 cup queso blanco
1 tbs olive oil
1 tbs smoked salt
1 tbs smoked garlic
1/2 tbs adobo chili powder
pepper to taste
pan friend squash blossoms to serve

Over an open flame or grates of a grill, char corn, rotating frequently until kernels are cooked and begin to blacken. Set aside to cool. In a large skillet over medium heat, warm oil and sauté zucchini with salt and pepper. Add smoked garlic and cumin, stirring to combine. After about 5 minutes, remove from heat and empty into a large bowl. Cut kernels off corn into bowl and toss with chili powder, queso blanco, and salt and pepper. Set aside to cool.

In a small skillet over high heat, pan fry squash blossoms until crispy, about 3 minutes. Remove from skillet and drain onto paper towel.

To serve, top corn and zucchini mixture with squash blossoms. Enjoy!

zucchini corn salad with squash blossoms

zucchini corn salad with squash blossoms

zucchini corn salad with squash blossoms

For more of Jill’s recipes visit her blog a Better Happier St. Sebastian.

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Hmmmm this look delicious !
Such a great idea !
Thanks for sharing !


Hypnotica Vintage

Looks fantastic! Just drove past a patch of edible daylilies, might try this with pan-fried lilies.


What does 1/s cup queso blanco mean? Typo?

looks yummy, definitely try it.