Summer Sweet Corn and Basil Salad
This simple sweet corn and basil salad is perfect for summer cookouts or picnics and served as a side dish to barbeque. Made with only 4 ingredients, this summer sweet corn salad can be ready in less than 10 minutes!
- 5 ears fresh sweet corn on the cob
- 2 tbsp fresh lime juice
- 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
- ½ tsp coarse salt
- ½ tsp reshly ground black pepper
- ½ cup julienned or torn fresh basil
(Use raw corn or grill, boil, or roast the corn as desired.)
Shuck the ears of corn and cut the kernels off the cob into a large bowl. If using raw corn, use the back of the knife to scrape each cob to extract the milk from the cob into the bowl.
Whisk the lime juice, olive oil, salt, and pepper in a medium mixing bowl. Add the corn kernels and toss until well coated.
Just before serving, toss in the fresh basil. Taste and adjust the salt or lemon if needed. Serve warm or at room temperature
Calories: 65kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 194mg | Potassium: 6mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 106IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 4mg | Iron: 1mg