Fresh Corn Salad with Tomato, Basil and Feta by The Kitchn

In the process…

It’s so exciting to find a new recipe that becomes a favorite. I get tired of making the same things, so when something catches my eye, I try it and when we love it – Woohoo!

I received an email from THE KITCHN, a wonderful blog with the best recipes ever… this recipe was for Fresh Corn Salad with Tomato, Basil and Feta. I had everything but fresh corn. So this was on the list to make. I’m so glad I did! It’s so fresh, it’s the epitome of summertime (which arrives this Saturday!) – Fresh corn, easily cut off the cob and simply mixed with a few other ingredients and BAM! You have a large amount of corn salad fit for a King!

I didn’t change a thing from the original recipe which you can get to from the link above… (you can print from there as well!) I highly encourage you to check out The Kitchn website and subscribe – it’s a treasure to receive such wonderful recipes!

A quick recap:

Fresh Corn Salad with Tomato, Basil and Feta by The Kitchn

  • 4 ears of corn, cleaned
  • 4 roma or plum tomatoes (mine were medium to large), diced
  • I used about 1/4-1/3cup minced red onion
  • 2 oz. feta (usually I add more, but weighed it and it was perfect)
  • 1/4 cup torn basil leaves
  • 3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon fresh ground pepper

Cut kernels off of the cob and place in a large bowl. Add remaining ingredients. Stir to combine. Cover and refrigerate at least 30 minutes (leftovers keep in the fridge up to three days)

Note: This yields 4 to 6 servings as a side. Next time for two people I will cut this in half. It was delicious!!

This is how I cut corn off the cob:

(I use my large stainless mixing bowl, then put a 365 brand parmesan cheese container upside down inside the bowl, and use that to cut on. I have used another stainless mixing bowl in the past, but have to be so careful for my knife not to hit it and quickly dull)

✍️ Until next time…


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