Corn, Tomato, and Green Bean Salad with Basil Oil

This recipe Corn, Tomato, and Green Bean Salad with Basil Oil uses sweet corn, organic green beans, and organic tomatoes. A variety of textures in a light, summer salad that is a perfect side dish for a cookout. This salad will fill you up with delicious summer flavors without weighing you down!

Instructions

  • Bring a large pot of water to a boil.
  • Remove the husks and silks from the corn and add to boil water. Cook for 5 minutes then remove from heat and allow to cool.
  • Add the green beans to the boil water and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and run cold water over the top to stop the cooking process.
  • Cut the kernels away from the cobs and add the kernels to a medium mixing bowl.
  • Add the green beans and tomatoes.
  • In a food processor, add the basil leaves. Turn on the food processor and slowly add oil in the top. Process until smooth. Season with a pinch of salt and a couple turns of a pepper grinder.
  • Drizzle the basil oil over the corn, tomatoes, and green beans. Toss to coat the salad.

Recipe Credit

Beth Blessing (Organic Beth) has a Masters in Nutrition and is the co-founder of Green Bean Delivery. She is a mother of three that loves supporting family farms and searching for unique, artisanal products. Her goal is to help others eat better and live a more natural, holistic life through healthy recipes and practical tips. Follow her on Facebook: @OrganicBeth