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Confession time: We were invited out for lunch on Saturday and my hostess told me "Bring a salad". This was the salad I brought. It was such a hit, I took all the credit myself! But Kisha, I give you credit here, this salad is wonderful. Another confession, I used frozen corn, had a bag in the freezer. I just nuked it for a few minutes. If the salad was this good with frozen corn, imagine how wonderful it would be with the fresh stuff. I used mostly cider vinegar, but about 1 tablespoon was balsamic, which gave it such a lovely, sweet/tart taste. I'm going to be making this again for sure, and will make sure to use fresh corn next time! Thanks for posting this recipe!

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Mirj July 08, 2003

Great salad. I cut back on one ear of corn & substituted a cucumber to add color/texture. My son thought it was a little sweet, so I may substitute rice wine vinegar for the cider vinegar next time.

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agileangus June 11, 2014

Good! Nice fresh side dish when summer grilling. Fresh corn made this dish very sweet. Thanks for sharing the recipe!

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LonghornMama July 10, 2012

I steamed my corn and was very good but won't add as much basil. Still good the next day for leftovers.

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adopt a greyhound September 08, 2011

Two words summarize this dish: The bomb!

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Mrs. Pallack September 02, 2011

I can't even describe how happy my taste buds were when I ate this. Love, love, LOVE it! I omitted the onion cuz I don't like it. I also didn't even measure the vinegar or oil but used them sparingly, and used fresh corn that I grilled in foil - perfect! I had some super sweet orange cherry tomatoes from the farmer's market so I added those, along with some cubed mozarella that I had to use up. The flavors were so delicious that I can't even imagine using anything but fresh corn, fresh basil leaves, etc. Heaven!

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Bizzie August 05, 2010

SO perfect! I couldn't believe it. It tasted sweet and green and lively. To chiffonade (slice) your basil easily - roll up the leaves like a cigar. I didn't have red onions, so I substituted finely chopped green onions. I wanted to load a picture - but it was gone, baby, gone!

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johnste July 21, 2010

In a pinch, I tried this with frozen corn that I just thawed under a warm tap. My pantry was in such a state I was even out of cider vinegar and subbed red wine vinegar. I also added a dash of cumin for some extra depth of flavor but this was a wonderful dish even with the frozen corn. I will definitely be trying with fresh soon!

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Meghan June 19, 2010

Light and flavorful. I loved it. I have not ever used fresh corn in a recipe so this was a first. It was not as cumbersome as I thought it would be - so I am more likely to do it in the future. I have a small pot of basil growing in the kitchen (highly recommend this - easy and delish!) so I just picked some leaves and added the finishing touch, just wonderful! Thanks.

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Mama Wendy September 07, 2009

My sister made this salad and my Mom and I were all over her for the recipe after the first couple of bites :) It is SO good. I think it is best when corn is very fresh and in peak season. It is fresh and delicious~ Thank you for posting :)

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Chez Michelle June 07, 2009
Fresh Basil Corn Salad