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Corn & Arugula Salad with Homemade Lemon Vinaigrette Dressing

The perfect summer salad recipe that uses fresh sweet corn and stone fruit. This salad is tossed in a homemade lemon vinaigrette dressing that is light and satisfying.
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Prep Time 15 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Dinner, lunch, Salad
Cuisine American


Lemon Vinaigrette Dressing

  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp honey
  • pinch of salt + pepper

Corn Salad

  • 2-3 ears corn cooked and cut off the cob
  • 2-3 slices bacon or prosciutto cooked and crumbled
  • Arugula
  • cherry tomatoes halved
  • peach sliced
  • cherries pitted and halved
  • avocado cubed
  • red onion thinly sliced (optional)
  • feta cheese crumbles


  • Combine all of the salad dressing ingredients, whisk and set aside.
  • Combine the cooked corn and bacon crumbles in a bowl. Drizzle 1-2 tbsp of dressing over the corn mixture and gently stir.
  • Gently toss arugula with remaining salad dressing. Top with corn mixture, cherry tomatoes, cherries, peaches, avocado, and sliced red onion. Add freshly crumbled feta cheese on top.
  • Serve on top of sliced heirloom tomatoes or on the side with your favorite summertime grilled meat.
Keyword 20 minute meal, acorn squash, cherries, homemade salad dressing, peaches, salad, stone fruit
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