Za'atar Cucumber and Charred Corn Summer Salad

June 29, 2019

Recipe by Local Roots recipe champ Chef Yadira Garcia @happyhealthylatina

This Crunchy, bright, charred salad screams summer. The addition of a  Za'atar spice blend takes it over the top to make an easy but memorable addition to any meal. 


2 Cucumbers, thinly sliced (carpaccio style)

1 Grilled Corn, take the kernels off the cob 

2 Tomatoes, Sliced 

Salad Dressing: 

1 Tbsp Olive Oil 

2 tsp Himalayan sea salt 

1 tsp fresh cracked pepper 

2 Tbsp  Za'atar

Dressing For Corn:

1 Shallot, diced 

Juice of 1 lime

1/2 tbsp vegan butter

Sea Salt and Pepper To Taste

Mix together.


1. Wash and prepare all vegetables: Corn, Tomato, Cucumber

2. Prepare dressings for corn, mix together and set aside so that the flavors marinate.

3. Take your thinly sliced cucumber (use a mandolin or chefs knife) arrange them in a circle, layer tomato, then corn around the tomato. 

4. Drizzle olive oil over prepared dish,  Za'atar, any additional salt and pepper to taste. 

5. Keep chilled until ready to serve. 



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