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Warm Corn Salad

Warm Corn Salad

Disclosure: I was provided the product for review and giveaway. All opinions are my own.

Just one week until Memorial Day, friends! The unofficial start to summer! I can’t wait. I am so excited. I am ready for all things summer. All things summer BBQs. All things summer veggies and all things summer salads. Summer salads like this Warm Corn Salad loaded with sweet summer corn, dill, shallots and goat cheese. It’s quick, easy and just begging to be served at all your summer BBQs.

This Warm Corn Salad actually came about after the nice people at All-Clad contacted me and wanted me to review their d5 Stainless Steel All-In-One Pan. In addition to the review, they challenged me to create a memorial day recipe using only 5 ingredients and you know I can’t ever turn down a cooking challenge ;)

More on the Warm Corn Salad in a second though. First, we have GOT to talk about this gorgeous pan.

When it comes to cookware, I am kind of picky. After all, I use it all the time. One of the first things I look for is a pan that will work on an induction stove because that is what I have. The All-Clad All-In-One Pan does. Another thing that I look for is that the pan heats evenly. I’ve used my pan a few times now and find that it does that too.

Perhaps though, my favorite part of the All-Clad All-In-One Pan is that it can fit SO much. Making it perfect for family dinners. We cook a lot of pasta in our house and I’m always trying to fit all the pasta in one pan. This pan is 12 1/2 inches in diameter and can hold 4 quarts. When I tried last week, it fit a whole pound of pasta without any spilling over the sides of the pan when I stirred it. That is a win in my book. I can’t wait to try braising and simmering this fall.

Until that cool weather cooking season comes though I’ll be finding other uses for my All-In-One Pan like making this Warm Corn Salad.

This 5 ingredient warm corn salad is loaded with sweet corn, dill, bacon, shallots and goat cheese. It's the perfect way to showcase summer corn.

Sticking with the challenge, this Warm Corn Salad has only 5 ingredients (if you don’t count salt): sweet summer corn, creamy goat cheese, crispy bacon, shallots and dill. It’s simple. It’s flavorful. It’s everything you need for a great Memorial Day side dish.

If you are looking to add a new pan to your kitchen arsenal, I do recommend this one. You can find it at Williams-Sonoma but thanks to the nice people at All-Clad, I’m giving away one away! All I need from you is a comment below telling me what your favorite summer salad is. Is it potato? Macaroni? Creamy? Vegetable? I want to know!

My newest favorite is probably this Warm Corn Salad. You should totally try for yourself. :)

~Some stats on this gorgeous kitchen beauty~

  •  Retail Price: $149.95
  •  Dimensions: 12 1/2″ diam., 2 3/4″ high; 4-qt. cap.; 6 lb. 2 oz. with lid.
  • Handcrafted in the USA.
  •  Five bonded metal layers each serve a specific purpose for a noticeable difference in cookingperformance.
  • Two aluminum layers, one to conduct and one to sustain heat.
  • Patented stainless-steel core diffuses heat for consistent results.
  • Magnetic stainless-steel exterior with a gleaming polished finish.
  •  Two loop side handles take up less space on stovetop and for storage.
  •  Sloped sides minimize spattering and make the pan easy to clean.
  • Easy-to-clean stainless-steel interior sears and browns food beautifully.
  • Ideal for use on any kind of cooktop, including induction.

Giveaway open to US residents only.

The Giveaway ends June 1, 2016 at 11:59pm.

One entry per person. Winner will be chosen at random.

The winner has 48 hours to respond to the email. If they do not respond another winner will be chosen.

GIVEAWAY HAS ENDED. This 5 ingredient warm corn salad is loaded with sweet corn, dill, bacon, shallots and goat cheese. It's the perfect way to showcase summer corn.

Warm Corn Salad

Print Recipe
Serves 4 Prep Time: Cook Time:

Ingredients:

  • 6 slices thick cut bacon, diced
  • 1/3 cup diced shallots
  • 2 teaspoons dried dill
  • 4 cups fresh corn kernels (about 3 ears)
  • 1/2 cup goat cheese crumbles
  • salt to taste

Instructions

1

Cook bacon in All-Clad d5 Stainless Steel All-In-One Pan until browned and cooked through. Transfer to a paper towel lined plate, reserve 1 tablespoon bacon drippings.

2

Add shallots and dill to bacon drippings and cook over medium heat just until shallots soften slightly, 1 - 2 minutes. Add in corn and cook just until warmed through, 5 - 6 minutes.

3

Remove from heat and stir in goat cheese crumbles. Season to taste with salt and serve.

Notes

Enjoy!

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  • I absolutely LOVE corn salads, and especially ones with bacon in them. I’m pretty head over heels for my warm tarragon potato salad, though.

  • Sue Clark

    Love, love anything you can make with corn! Will try this recipe this weekend.

  • Angie Ryan Tyner

    I love a good Greek pasta salad!!! Can’t wait to try your corn salad!!!

  • Diane Geddings

    I can’t wait to try the Warm Corn Salad – I love a salad with corn and bacon. One of my favorite salads that I like is Cowboy Caviar or sometimes known as Texas Caviar. I love the way the flavors mingle together. You can actually serve it as a salad, dip or salsa and chips.

  • Amy @ LittleDairyonthePrairie

    I just planted corn in my garden! As soon as it’s ready this salad will be happening!

  • This looks like the perfect pan! I think the first recipe I would make in it would have to be this gorgeous salad. The flavors sound wonderful!

  • alex robertson

    This looks delicious and would go with any meal! My favorite summer salad is a creamy slightly tangy macaroni pasta salad if I am being indugent and a watermelon and feta salad if I am being healthy! I would so love to win this!

  • Dee

    I love corn, and this looks amazing! And, since I cook for a crowd, I could definitely use a nice large pan!

  • Looks so good!! Great with any meal.

  • Christina Lengyel

    I have quite a few favorites, but my favorite is a loaded baked potato salad with bacon and extra sharp cheddar

  • Starla

    I absolutely love corn anything- so this would be divine, of course. My favorite is definitely a creamy potato salad with toppings of bacon and green onion. My Nana loved potato salad and she recently passed so I always think of her :) starla.batesATyahoo DOT com

  • TraciB.

    My favorite summer salad is a toss up between my family’s Summer German Potato salad that has a dressing of olive oil/onion/lemon juice/dusseldorf mustard and celery seeds OR any fresh veggie salad using any of the summer bounty of vegetables that are in season! Thanks so much for hosting this wonderful giveaway!

  • Jenny | Honey and Birch

    I think my family would just love this salad! We love corn!

  • Ginny McMeans

    Oh, wow! I love corn salad and this warm one sounds even better. Thanks so much 😊

  • Sandi Gaertner

    I am loving the bacon and corn flavors…I bet this tastes amazing.

  • Jeffrey Lammers

    I like a family favorite, loaded baked potato salad…It has bacon, broccoli, cheese, onions and peppers.
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  • 1froglegs

    I grew up in Texas, and we never had a barbecue without a huge bowl of potato salad. Whenever I visit home I look forward to that.

  • Tracie Cooper

    My favorite is pasta salad! My email is traciemichelle0515@gmail.com

  • This is the perfect summer dish! And that pan… What a beauty!

  • Cheryl Larimer

    We love corn but have never put bacon in it. I can’t believe with all the other bacon dishes we have not tried this, but we will now. We usually have my dad’s favorite cole slaw salad but will try this one soon.

  • Stephanie

    A FAVORITE salad? That’s hard! Last year it was a grilled potato salad, but this year who knows? Corn, bacon, and goat cheese are winners in my book, so maybe this! I would love to try your sriracha carmelized onions on it, too!

  • Kristen

    I love bacon ranch pasta salad.

  • Tina W

    There are very few salads I don’t like, but in summertime I think my favorite would be a pasta salad full of chopped grilled veggies and mozzarella.

  • ET Pruitt

    Bacon broccoli salad with sunflower seeds and raisins is my favorite.

  • Linda

    I like fruit salads in the summer at a BBQ. I also love homemade potato salad.

  • cezovski

    My favorite summer salad is potato and egg salad.

  • Lynanne Bruno

    I think my favorite is loaded pasta salad!

  • thecorrectopinion

    Barley salad with corn, peas, fresh herbs and a nice vinaigrette.

  • Allie Dyke

    Brocolli salad 😄

  • grace

    i love a bulgur salad, with tomatoes, cukes, blueberries, and feta. it’s weird, but it works!

  • Lady Price

    Cold mashed potato salad has got to be my favorite! Yuuum

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