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Corn Medley Salad

Whenever I need a dish to pass that's guaranteed to please, I put together this easy corn salad. Whether you serve it from a crystal dish, a ceramic crock or a plastic bowl, it will stand out as a mealtime highlight.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Cook: 10 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    10-12 servings

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 2/3 cup cider vinegar
  • 2/3 cup canola oil
  • 1 can (15-1/4 ounces) whole kernel corn, drained
  • 1 can (15 ounces) whole baby corn, rinsed and drained, halved
  • 1 can (11 ounces) yellow and white whole kernel corn, drained
  • 1 can (7 ounces) white or shoepeg corn, drained
  • 1 large sweet red pepper, chopped
  • 1 medium red onion, chopped
  • 4 to 5 celery ribs, sliced
  • Leaf lettuce, optional

Directions

  • In a small saucepan, combine the sugar, vinegar and oil. Cook over medium heat for 5 minutes, stirring until sugar is dissolved. Cool completely.
  • In a bowl, combine the corn, red pepper, onion and celery. Add dressing and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  • Stir well. Serve with a slotted spoon in a lettuce-lined bowl if desired.
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup: 233 calories, 13g fat (2g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 322mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (16g sugars, 3g fiber), 2g protein.

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  • liz_temple50
    Jul 31, 2019

    Lovely salad for hot summer. I also added water chestnuts and zucchini and used less dressing. Liked by all.

  • mamaknowsbest
    Aug 8, 2014

    Excellent recipe! To make the salad a little more hearty I replace the baby corn with a can of black beans. The great thing about this recipe is it is easily adaptable to any taste. The addition of chili powder makes it great for along side mexican entrees.

  • DrDoom77
    Jan 2, 2013

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  • cookbookmom
    Jul 2, 2012

    In response to Claireburmo, around here, baby corn is considered a "weird" food in salad--especially for kids. They think it's weird to be eating the cob or something. Can't blame them really when you're used to eating sweet corn--and leaving the cob as trash!

  • WVBarb
    Aug 26, 2011

    My husband loved this dish...I will definitely make it again.

  • Gorsuch
    Sep 10, 2010

    Delicious! I made it for a large family gathering. I took home an empty bowl. I probably will increase the cider vinegar to a 1 cup the next time to give it a little more tangy taste,

  • lisa53202
    Jul 27, 2009

    I substituted a can of regular corn for the whole baby corn like cookbookmom, and it was very good. My husband and mother-in-law loved it.

  • TammyWarnick
    Jun 25, 2009

    I made this for our church picnic and it got rave reviews and requests for the recipe. I've made it a couple times since, and it disappears.

  • claireburmo
    Nov 24, 2008

    I hope this recipe is as great as everyone says - I'm going to take it to my mother-in-laws for Thanksgiving. Also, why on earth would baby corn make anyone "squeamish"? Just curious.

  • Sonia Kutsak
    Jul 7, 2008

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