Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Corn Salad

Pin It Now! Don't you just love beautiful, colorful food? I do!! This Corn Salad is easy to fix and makes a great, cold, summer dish.



Corn Salad

  • 5 ears of corn, large ears, husked (I cheated and just used about 2 cans of corn.)
  • 2 medium tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 small bell pepper chopped (I used orange for added color.)
  • 2 TBSP basil, fresh, chopped (Yea, I got to use mine from the garden!)
  • 2 TBSP red wine vinegar
  • 2 TBSP cold pressed olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp salt (I might have added a smidge more.)

*Grill the corn, turning to cook on all sides, until some of the kernels are slightly charred, 8 minutes total. (I bet this tastes so good, but like I said, I used the canned kind.) If you do grill, then let stand until cool enough to handle, about 5 minutes.

Remove the kernels from the cobs with a sharp knife. Combine corn, tomatoes, and bell pepper in a medium bowl; stir in basil, vinegar, oil, and salt.

Let marinate in fridge for at least an hour.

This post is linked to:

Tasty Tuesday

Tempt My Tummy Tuesday

Tuesdays at the Table

5 comments:

JamericanSpice said...

I've never seen this before. I'd love to taste it! Definitely healthy.

debi9kids said...

OH YUM! That sounds DELICIOUS! Going to have to try this one this weekend! Mmmmmmm...

so glad I joined in on these food memes this week! So many awesome recipes :)

Jen said...

YUM!!! I love corn and will have to try it! I bet the grilled corn would taste amazing but yeah, I'd probably just use canned too! ;)

Vonda said...

This looks so yummy...I have a recipe for a salad like this. Mine calls for canned corn...fresh looks so much better! Thanks

Nikki said...

Beautiful and healthy! It looks delicious as well. Thanks for the recipe.

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