Discover a recipe that captures the essence of summer's bounty with the harmonious union of sweet corn, aromatic Mediterranean spices, zesty balsamic vinegar, and creamy feta cheese. This Basil and Feta Corn Salad showcases a medley of flavors that promises to delight your taste buds with every mouthful!
- 2 ears of corn, shucked
- 1/2 cup small-diced red onion (1 small onion)
- 3 tablespoons Olivo Amigo Spark Balsamic Vinegar
- 3 tablespoons Olivo Amigo Joy Olive Oil
- 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
- 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
- 1/2 teaspoon Olivo Amigo Elevate Mediterranean Spice Blend
- 1/4 cup julienned fresh basil leaves
- 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
- In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook the corn for 3 minutes until the starchiness is just gone.
- Drain and immerse the corn in ice water to stop the cooking and set the color. Once cooled, cut the kernels off the cob, cutting close to the cob.
- In a large bowl, combine the corn kernels, red onions, balsamic vinegar, olive oil, salt, black pepper, and the Mediterranean spice blend. Toss everything together until well combined.
- Gently toss in the fresh basil and crumbled feta cheese just before serving.
- Taste for seasonings and adjust salt and pepper if needed.
- Serve the salad cold or at room temperature as a refreshing and flavorful side dish.
With each forkful of our Basil and Feta Corn Salad, you'll experience a delightful interplay of ingredients that celebrates the season's freshness and the richness of Mediterranean cuisine. This dish is a testament to how a handful of simple, carefully chosen components can create a symphony of taste that lingers long after the last bite. Try it and enjoy the flavors our products bring out in each bite!