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Fresh Corn-Basil Salsa

Yields10 ServingsPrep Time10 minsCook Time3 mins

For obvious, basil-and-corn-related reasons, this salsa is best on wonderfully hot summer days.

 5 ears fresh white corn, shucked (or 1 bag frozen white petite corn)
 ½ cup red onion, finely diced
 2 tbsp fresh lime juice
 1 tsp extra virgin olive oil
 ½ tsp salt
 ½ cup fresh basil leaves, julienned
 1 jalapeno, seeded and finely diced ( to taste)

Bring a large pot of water to a boil, add the shucked corn, and boil for 3 minutes.


While the corn is boiling, prepare a large bowl of ice water.


After 3 minutes, drain the corn, then immerse it in icy water to halt the cooking process.


When the corn is cool, cut the corn kernels off the cob.


Combine the corn with the rest of the ingredients and serve.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size ΒΌ cup

Servings 0

Amount Per Serving
Calories 88
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 1.7g3%

Saturated Fat 0.2g1%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 159mg7%
Total Carbohydrate 18g6%

Dietary Fiber 3g12%
Sugars 3g
Protein 3.2g7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.