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Corn Salad

15 Dec

An easy side dish with great flavor.  This recipe has you use fresh corn, but Trader Joe’s has an excellent frozen sweet corn that I thought worked nearly as well.

 

This recipe is by Ina Garten from foodnetwork.com.

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook the corn for 3 minutes until the starchiness is just gone. Drain and immerse it in ice water to stop the cooking and to set the color. When the corn is cool, cut the kernels off the cob, cutting close to the cob.

Toss the kernels in a large bowl with the red onions, vinegar, olive oil, salt, and pepper. Just before serving, toss in the fresh basil. Taste for seasonings and serve cold or at room temperature.

 

http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/ina-garten/fresh-corn-salad-recipe/index.html