Mexican Street Corn Kale Salad with Spicy Elote Dressing


Mexican Street Corn Kale Salad with Spicy Elote Dressing

Kale, corn, black beans, cavatappi pasta, fresh pico de gallo, feta, topped with a spicy elote dressing and tortilla strips.
Servings 4
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins


  • Large Pot
  • Large Bowl
  • Knife
  • Measuring Cups
  • Measuring Spoons


  • 8-10 oz kale stems removed
  • 1 cup cavatappi pasta cooked
  • 1/2 cup black beans
  • 1/2 cup corn
  • 1/2 cup pico de gallo
  • 1/3 cup feta
  • tortilla strips

Spicy Elote Dressing

  • 1/4 cup mayo
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp smoked paprika powder
  • 1/4 tsp chipotle powder
  • 3-5 tbsp half & half Add in more or less depending on dressing consistency
  • cayenne pepper season to your spice level


  • In a large bowl add kale, pico de gallo, corn, black beans, feta & cavatappi pasta.

Spicy Elote Dressing

  • In a small bowl add in mayo, garlic, chipotle powder, smoked paprika, lime juice & cayenne pepper. Add in the half and half mixing in one tablespoon at a time to get the right smooth consistency.
  • Top & mix the salad with the elote dressing & tortilla strips. Sprinkle lightly with smoked paprika. Serve and enjoy immediately.
    Mexican Street Corn Salad with a Spicy elote dressing.


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Author: Ashley Zezza
Cost: $25
Course: Dinner, lunch, Salad
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Keyword: elote dressing, elote salad, kale salad, mexican corn salad, salad recipe
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