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Corn, cherry tomatoes, feta cheese and sliced basil in a white bowl.

Easy Sweet Corn and Tomato Salad with Feta and Basil

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  • Author: Gitta
  • Prep Time: 15
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 6 serving 1x

Description

This fresh, colorful, and healthy salad is packed with flavor.  It pairs well with pan-seared or grilled meats as well as salmon.  This salad is light and refreshing and perfect for backyard get-togethers or weeknight dinners.


Ingredients

Units Scale
  • 16 ounces (about 3 cups) frozen sweet corn
  • 1 cup (5 1/2 ounces) whole cherry or grape tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup (.25 ounces) fresh basil
  • 3/4 cup (3 ounces) feta cheese
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt


Instructions

  1. Thaw corn by using one of the following methods: in the microwave on high for 1-2 minutes, running the corn under hot water in a colander, leaving the corn at room temperature for 30 minutes, or thawing the corn overnight in the refrigerator.
  2. Place corn in a medium mixing bowl.
  3. Wash the tomatoes and slice them in half lengthwise.  Add to the corn.
  4. Stack the basil leaves and slice into thin strips.  Add the basil to the corn.
  5. Crumbled the feta cheese and place it on the corn.
  6. Add the lemon juice, olive oil and salt.
  7. Toss to combine.
  8. Store in the refrigerator  until serving. 


Notes

1.  The salad will keep in the refrigerator in an airtight container for 3 days.

*Nutrition Disclaimer

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1/2 cup
  • Calories: 159
  • Sugar: 3.6 g
  • Sodium: 222 mg
  • Fat: 8.1 g
  • Carbohydrates: 20.6 g
  • Protein: 4.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 11.1 mg