Mexican Street Corn Pasta Salad

If you're searching for a delicious dish to spice up your next BBQ or potluck, look no further than this Mexican Street Corn Pasta Salad! This flavorful side dish has the zesty elements of Mexican street corn (aka elote) with hearty pasta salad.

Cook pasta according to the package directions until it is al dente. Drain pasta and rinse it under cold water Once cooled, toss with 3 tbsp. olive oil, salt, and pepper. In a medium or large skillet, melt 1 tablespoon of butter over medium-high heat. Add minced onion and garlic, cooking until soft. Add frozen or canned corn to skillet.

Next, mix in 1/2 tsp chili powder, 1/2 tsp salt, and 1/2 tsp black pepper. Cook another 6-7 minutes. Transfer to a small bowl to cool.

In a medium bowl, combine dressing ingredients, until smooth.

Add pasta and corn to a large bowl. Pour dressing over top and toss with queso fresco and cilantro. Serve with a squeeze of lime and enjoy!

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