Corn and Tomato Salad

corn tomato salad
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Ratings (7)
  • Total: 30 mins
  • Prep: 30 mins
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: Serves 8
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
89 Calories
5g Fat
11g Carbs
1g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: Serves 8
Amount per serving
Calories 89
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5g 6%
Saturated Fat 1g 6%
Cholesterol 6mg 2%
Sodium 454mg 20%
Total Carbohydrate 11g 4%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Protein 1g
Calcium 19mg 1%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Fresh corn is the best choice for this recipe, but frozen cooked corn can be used as well. The mayonnaise and sour cream mixture makes the perfect dressing for this easy salad.

Feel free to change the salad up with a few different ingredients. Add some cubed avocado, sliced or whole ripe pitted olives, grated carrots, or chopped fresh herbs. Red onions make a nice additions as well. Chop the onions or slice them thinly.

Ingredients

  • 3 cups corn kernels (cooked)
  • 1 cucumber (about 3/4 cup diced)
  • 1 small onion (about 1/4 cup finely chopped)
  • 2 tomatoes (small)
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar
  • 3/4 teaspoon seasoned salt

Steps to Make It

  1. Cook the corn and drain it thoroughly.

  2. Peel the cucumbers; scoop out the seeds and dice.

  3. Peel the onion and cut in half. Chop half of the onion finely. Save the other half for another use.

  4. Chop the tomatoes.

  5. Combine the corn, cucumbers, onions and tomatoes in a large bowl; toss gently.

  6. In another bowl, blend the sour cream with mayonnaise. Add the vinegar and seasoned salt, then add the sour cream mixture to corn mixture. Stir gently to coat the vegetables.

  7. Chill the corn salad thoroughly before serving.

Tip

  • A salad often tastes better when it has a few hours for ingredients to meld. Prepare the salad earlier in the day for the very best flavor.