Fresh Corn Salad Recipe

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During the height of summer, you will not find a better salad than this Fresh Corn Salad recipe.  What could be more perfect than a summer salad with fresh-picked corn?  
The fresh corn salad is a great accompaniment to any summer dish.  Great served during your summer picnic or backyard barbecue.  Imagine this Fresh Corn Salad served with our family’s favorite Jalapeno Jerk Baby Back Ribs with Pineapple Barbecue Sauce Recipe or this very easy Blackberry Barbecued Ribs Recipe.
Fresh Corn Salad

 

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Fresh Corn Salad Recipe:

Fresh Corn Salad Recipe

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 0

Yield: 4 to 5 servings

Ingredients:

5 ears of sweet corn husked and silk removed
1/2 cup small-diced red onion
3 tablespoons cider vinegar
3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1/2 teaspoon coarse salt or sea salt
1/2 teaspoon coarsely-ground black pepper
Chile pepper, to taste
1/2 cup chiffonade fresh basil leaves (directions follow)**

** To make chiffonade:  Stack basil leaves, then cut across the stack to make small "ribbons."

 

Instructions:

Corn Radish SaladScrape the corn kernels from the ears of corn by using a sharp kitchen knife and a large cutting board.  Cut off the stem end to give a flat base.  Hold the ear, tip end up, then cut downward, removing a few rows at a time.

In a large pot, partially filled with water, bring water to a rolling boil.  Add the corn kernels to the boiling water. Bring water back up to a boil; immediately remove from heat and drain corn in a colander in your sink.  Run cold water over the corn in the colander to stop the cooking process; drain the corn thoroughly.

In a large bowl, gently combine corn kernels, red onions, vinegar, olive oil, salt, and pepper.  Adjust seasonings to taste.

Refrigerate the salad until approximately 1/2 hour before serving.  Just before serving, toss in the fresh basil. Taste for seasonings and serve cold or at room temperature.

Makes about 4 or 5 servings.

Per Serving - 9 fat grams, 30.6 carbohydrate grams, 156 calories, 2.8 WW points

 

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