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Fresh Corn Salad Recipe

Fresh Corn Salad

  • Author: Deborah Harroun
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 3 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 4-6 servings 1x
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Stove Top
  • Cuisine: American


Fresh Corn Salad – an easy salad with fresh corn, red onion, a simple dressing and basil.



  • 5 ears of corn, shucked
  • 1/2 cup small-diced red onion (1 small onion)
  • 3 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons good olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup julienned fresh basil leaves


  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil over high heat. Add the corn and cook for about 3 minutes. Immediately place in an ice-bath to stop the cooking.
  2. When cool, cut the kernels off of the cobs.
  3. In a large bowl, combine the red onion, cider vinegar, olive oil, salt and pepper. Add in the corn and the basil. Serve at room temperature or cold.

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From The Barefoot Contessa