Corn, Tomato and Basil Salad

Total Time
3hrs 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 3 hrs

This is a great salad for BBQ's or picnics. It can be made ahead of time and transports easily. I did find that it is better not to store too long because it turns the salad an unappetizing brown color otherwise. From Bon Appetit Weekend Entertaining.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Using large knife, cut corn kernels from cob.
  2. Heat 2 tablespoons oil in each of 2 heavy large skillets over medium-high heat.
  3. Add half of garlic to each skillet; sauté 1 minute.
  4. Add half of corn to each skillet; sauté until just cooked through, about 5 minutes.
  5. Remove from heat.
  6. Add half of basil to skillets.
  7. Transfer corn mixture to large bowl.
  8. Cool slightly, stirring occasionally.
  9. Stir in tomatoes, vinegar, 6 tablespoons oil and remaining basil, dividing equally.
  10. Season with salt and pepper.
  11. Cover; chill 3 hours or up to 8 hours.


Most Helpful

I did not have quite enough regular basil so used a tiny bit of lemon basil and mostly yellow corn.

Good summer salad recipe.

Nyteglori July 30, 2011

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