Grilled Corn and Tomato Salad
This recipe tastes best at room temperature, so prep it and stow it for a bit in a picnic basket or on the counter.
Everyday Food, July/August 2007
- Prep Time 15 minutes
- Total Time 15 minutes
- Serves 4
- 1 tablespoon olive oil, plus more for grates
- 3 ears corn, husks and silk removed
- 1 beefsteak tomato (10 ounces), cored, halved, and cut into 1/2-inch pieces
- 1 orange bell pepper (ribs and seeds removed), cut into 1/2-inch pieces
- 2 scallions, thinly sliced
- 1 to 2 tablespoons red-wine vinegar
- Coarse salt and ground pepper
- Heat grill to high; lightly oil grates. Place corn on grill. Cover, and cook, turning occasionally, until tender and slightly charred, 8 to 10 minutes. When cool enough to handle, cut off tip of one ear of corn, and stand in a wide bowl (to catch the kernels). With a sharp knife, carefully slice downward. Repeat with remaining corn.
- To bowl, add tomato, bell pepper, scallions, vinegar, and oil. Season with salt and pepper; toss to combine.
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