Summertime Fresh Corn Salad

Author Notes: This is a favorite salad for me to make when fresh porduce from the farm markets come in season.Palatable Pastime

Serves: 4-6


  • 2 fresh ears corn, shucked
  • 1 cup fresh baby carrots
  • 1/2 cup chopped bell pepper
  • 1 fresh jalapeno, minced
  • 1/2 cup pitted black olives, chopped
  • 3/4 cup sliced scallions
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh tomato
  • 1/2 cup crumbled cotija or feta cheese
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • salt to taste
  • black pepper to taste
  • 1/8 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon white balsamic vinegar
In This Recipe


  1. Par-cook corn and carrots in boiling salted water for 4 minutes, then drain.
  2. Cut corn from cobs and chop carrots.
  3. Combine all ingredients (discard cobs) for salad and refrigerate several hours before serving.

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