Corn, Tomato, Feta and Basil Salad

Yesterday, I found this recipe on Pinterest, and since I worked up the nerve to pinch the basil I grew from seed, I thought I’d go ahead and whip some up.  It’s really easy, too.


It’s a combination of fresh corn on the cob, feta cheese, cherry tomaters and basil!  I’m sure you never would have guessed that though.  : )




4-5 ears of corn, peeled and cleaned

1 large handful of cherry tomatoes

1/4 sweet yellow onion, diced

1 clove of garlic, minced

2 tsp butter

1 tsp olive oil

2-3 Tbsp feta cheese

4-5 leaves of basil, chopped

Clean the corn and cut the kernels off the cobs.


Heat butter and olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the diced onion and stir.


Cook for 2 minutes then add the corn, garlic, tomatoes, salt and pepper to taste.


Cook, stirring gently for 3-4 minutes then remove from heat. Top with feta and basil.


This turned out really good. I’m not very fond of ‘maters, but the combination of the other ingredients with them made this dish extremely tasty with a slightly sweet flavor.

This is a great side dish, but could also be a snack with some pita chips. Speaking of pita chips, these are my favorite!


I find these at HEB. The roasted red pepper hummus is found at Wal-mart in the deli section. The best hummus ever and really good with these pita chips.  This isn’t paid advertising, just me letting you know what I enjoy snacking on!

Enjoy your Saturday!

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