Summer Corn Salad Recipe

Summer Corn Salad Recipe

  • Makes: 8-10 Servings
  • Ready In: 17 mins
  • Prep Time: 10-15 mins
  • Cook Time: 7-10 mins

One favorite thing about summer salads is that they are basically foolproof. The formula of combining fresh vegetables and dressing always yields a delicious dish for any table. This corn salad definitely falls into this category, it is simple, tasty and easy to assemble. The flavor improves over time. It also doubles or triples well if you need to make it for a big crowd.

    Nutritional Information (per serving)

  • Calories: 282
  • Fat: 10g
  • Protein: 6g
  • Sodium: 17mg
  • Carbohydrates: 41g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Sugar: 7g

Ingredients:

  1. 8 ears of corn, cooked and kernels stripped
    1 c. cherry tomatoes, halved
    1 medium red onion, sliced thin
    1/3 c. basil, chopped

    For dressing:
    1/3 c. olive oil
    4 T. red-wine vinegar
    Zest of one lemon
    Juice of 1/2 lemon
    Salt & Pepper to taste

Directions:

    1. Boil corn in a pot of salted water for 7 minutes, or until kernels are fully cooked.
    2. Cut kernels off the cob with a sharp knife.
    3. Place in a large bowl.
    4. Add tomatoes, onions and basil, mix to combine.
    5. Whisk together dressing in a separate bowl and pour over corn, stir to combine.
    6. Adjust seasonings to taste.
    7. Serve warm or at room temperature.
    8. Can be made ahead of time and stored in the refrigerator until serving.

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