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Mediterranean Elote Salad

A Middle Eastern / Mediterranean take on the classic Mexican street food.
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Mezze, Side Dish
Cuisine: Mediterranean, Mexican, Middle Eastern
Keyword: corn, corn salad, elote, elote salad, grilled corn, mexican corn, street food
Servings: 8 people
Author: The Elegant Economist


  • 1 lb frozen corn, defrosted and drained well (or use roasted corn, removed from the cob)
  • 1 small red onion, finely diced
  • ¼ cup fresh cilantro, finely chopped plus extra, for garnish
  • 2 Tbsp mayonnaise
  • 2 Tbsp toum (Lebanese garlic sauce)
  • juice of half a lime
  • 1 tsp sumac
  • 1 tsp Aleppo pepper
  • ¼ cup feta cheese, crumbled (or more, if you like a lot of cheese!)
  • salt and pepper, to taste


  • Place all ingredients in a bowl, and mix thoroughly to combine. Garnish with lime wedges and extra sumac, Aleppo pepper, and cilantro, if desired.