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Corn Arugula Salad with Bacon

Corn Arugula Salad with Bacon

Crispy, refreshing, and with the savory crunch of crumbled bacon—this corn and arugula salad is a must-try! A simple yet satisfying BBQ side dish to add to the menu.
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Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: arugula corn salad with bacon, corn and arugula salad, corn arugula salad
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 2 servings
Calories: 159kcal
Author: Alyssia Sheikh


  • 1 ear corn peeled (or ~⅔ cup kernels)
  • 2 cups arugula
  • 2 strips bacon cooked and crumbled
  • 3 tbsp white cheddar salad dressing to taste (or dressing of choice)
  • cracked black pepper


  • Cook bacon as desired and allow to cool, then crumble.
  • Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. 
  • Add peeled corn cob and boil for 1 minute. 
  • Use tongs to remove corn from pot and add to an ice bath to cool for a few minutes.
  • Remove from ice bath and use a knife to remove corn kernels from cob.
  • Toss corn with arugula, crumbled bacon, and dressing to taste.
  • Serve with a sprinkle of cracked black pepper and enjoy!
  • Store in an airtight container in the fridge for 5-7 days.


Serving: 1cup | Calories: 159kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 9g | Sugar: 5g