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Wednesday October 18, 2023


Summer’s Harvest with a Colorful Grilled Corn Sandwich

As the sun casts a warm glow on the fields, summer’s bounty presents itself in full splendor. Among this harvest, corn stands tall, bringing a sweet, earthy flavor that embodies the essence of summer. Our Corn Salad is a tribute to this golden harvest, blending the sweetness of corn with a myriad of fresh, colorful veggies and a zesty dressing. I’m delighted to share this recipe that’s akin to a summer garden in a bowl, ready to tantalize your taste buds.

A Cornucopia of Flavors

Our Corn Salad has found a special place in the heart of my kitchen, offering a refreshing, hearty, and visually appealing dish. It’s a delightful mélange of sweet corn, juicy tomatoes, crisp cucumber, and a sprinkle of fresh herbs, creating a flavor parade that’s as exciting as a summer morning.

A Simple, Nutritious Fix

The ease of whipping up this corn salad is as appealing as its vibrant colors. Here’s what you’ll need to create this summer delight:

  • Corn: The sweet protagonist of your salad.
  • Tomatoes & Cucumber: Adding a juicy crunch and vibrant colors.
  • Fresh Herbs: A sprinkle of fresh basil or parsley to add a herby note.
  • Dressing: A light, tangy dressing to bring all the flavors together.

Tips to Perfect Your Corn Salad

  • Choose fresh, sweet corn for the best flavor.
  • Fresh herbs are key to enhancing the flavor profile.
  • Get creative with your veggies – add bell peppers or avocado for a different texture and taste.

Recipe for Colorful Corn Salad


  • 4 ears of corn, kernels removed
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 cucumber, diced
  • Fresh basil or parsley, finely chopped
  • Your choice of light vinaigrette dressing


  1. Prepare Ingredients:
    • Wash and pat dry all the veggies. Remove corn kernels from the cob, halve the cherry tomatoes, dice the cucumber, and finely chop the herbs.
  2. Assemble Salad:
    • In a large mixing bowl, combine corn kernels, cherry tomatoes, and cucumber.
  3. Add Herbs and Dressing:
    • Sprinkle the chopped herbs over the veggies.
    • Drizzle your choice of vinaigrette dressing and gently toss to combine all the flavors.

Indulge in a bowl of Colorful Corn Salad, and let each bite transport you to the heart of summer. It’s not just a salad; it’s a joyful celebration of summer’s harvest. So go ahead, assemble this easy, nutritious salad, and bring a slice of summer to your table!