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Corn Salad with Fresh Basil and Lemon

Corn Salad with Fresh Basil and Lemon

70 Ratings
70 Ratings
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Corn Salad with fresh basil
Makes: 6 Servings
Total Cost: $$$$

This is a great way to use fresh corn when it's in season. Make it the night before your next BBQ or family gathering.

Ingredients

  • 6 ears of corn (about 3 cups)
  • 2 tablespoons chopped red onion
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • teaspoon sugar (pinch)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil (or 1 tsp dried basil)

Directions

  1. Wash hands with soap and water.
  2. Cook corn in boiling water or in the microwave.
  3. Cut corn from the cob. Add onion.
  4. In a small bowl, whisk together lemon juice and sugar. Add oil and combine.
  5. Stir the oil/lemon mixture, basil, and salt & pepper to taste (optional).
  6. Refrigerate at least 30 minutes.

Notes

3 cups frozen corn can be substituted for fresh.

Learn more about:

Source:

University of Maryland Cooperative Extension
Food Supplement Nutrition Education Program

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/6 of recipe
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 120
Total Fat 6 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 15 mg
Carbohydrates 17 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Total Sugars 6 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 3 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 4 mg
Iron 1 mg
Potassium 254 mg

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Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 120
Total Fat 6 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 4 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g
Linoleic Acid 1 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0.1 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 0 mg
Carbohydrates 17 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Total Sugars 6 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 3 g
Minerals
Calcium 4 mg
Potassium 254 mg
Sodium 15 mg
Copper 53 mcg
Iron 1 mg
Magnesium 34 mg
Phosphorus 82 mg
Selenium 1 mcg
Zinc 0 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 9 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.1 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mg
Vitamin C 8 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 1 mg
Vitamin K 5 mcg
Folate 39 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.1 mg
Riboflavin 0.1 mg
Niacin 2 mg
Choline 21 mg

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Please note: nutrient values are subject to change as data is updated

MyPlate Food Groups

Vegetables 3/4 cups

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