Corn & Tomato Salad

Sorry for the absence of posts for a little while… but I have a pretty darn good excuse.

I GOT MARRIED!

Corn & Tomato Salad

Yep.  We planned a last-minute, surprise backyard wedding.  Simple, sweet and to the point.  All of our friends and family thought they were coming to a big ‘ole cookout with a band and fireworks.

Taylor’s love for cooking and enjoying food reeled me in instantly.  The fact that we get along so well helps a little, too.  :-)

I adore him.

Corn & Tomato Salad

And I adore this simple and delicious Corn and Tomato Salad… but not as much as I do Taylor.

Corn & Tomato Salad

This salad is chock full of “good for you” stuff:  Fresh corn, tomatoes, red onion, fresh herbs and seasonings.  A PERFECT side dish for your outdoor Memorial Day cookout this weekend!

Corn & Tomato Salad

Rating: 51

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes

Yield: Approximately 6 servings

Corn & Tomato Salad

Ingredients

  • 1 pint grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1 tablespoon fresh minced garlic
  • 1/2 tablespoon fresh dill
  • 1-1/2 cup thinly sliced red onion (about 1/2 of an average-sized red onion)
  • 1/2 cup loosely packed chopped fresh basil
  • 2 teaspoons salt (more or less, to taste)
  • 1 teaspoon pepper (more or less, to taste)
  • 1/3 cup red wine vinegar
  • 5 cups fresh corn (approximately 4 large ears)
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

Instructions

  1. Place tomatoes, red onion, red wine vinegar, basil, dill, salt and pepper in a large bowl. Stir gently to combine. Set aside.
  2. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add corn kernels and saute until corn is tender (about 7-8 minutes), stirring constantly. Add minced garlic and saute for an additional minute.
  3. Add corn and garlic mixture to tomato mixture. Stir gently to combine. Serve immediately or cover and refrigerate.

Inspired by Taste of Home

http://theblondcook.com/2014/05/corn-tomato-salad/

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Comments

  1. 1

    Denise says

    Congratulations to you both!!! May you both have many, many years of happiness and good health. Take good care of each other.

  2. 3

    says

    Aww, congratulations! I’ve always wanted to be invited to a cookout that turns into a wedding. I bet I would bawl like a baby!

    I am SO excited for fresh corn and I’m definitely going to be making this soon!

    • 4

      Amy @ The Blond Cook says

      Thank you so much, Amanda! The pastor was serious but yet so comical in the short ceremony. My mom said she had never cried and laughed at the same time during a wedding! :-)

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