Thursday, February 2, 2012

Cilantro Corn Salad {Gluten Free}

Several of you have written me and asked for the Cilantro Corn Salad recipe I made for Craft Weekend. It's a good one! I recommend making Meg's Chicken Enchiladas and serving the Corn Salad as a side. Tortilla chips assist in chasing those last bits of corn around your plate. Yum!

Cilantro Corn Salad 
slightly adapted from here.

4 cups frozen corn
1 large red pepper, chopped
1/4 of a red onion, chopped
1 pint mini tomatoes, cut in half
1/2 of a cilantro bunch, chopped very small (or more if you love cilantro like I do)
1/3 c. lime juice
1/4 c. olive oil 
Salt and pepper to taste.


1. Place frozen corn in a pot to steam for 5-6 minutes with about a 1/2 c. of water.
2. Drain the corn
3. Then place in serving bowl and toss the corn with all the ingredients. Place in refrigerator to chill for at least 2 hours. This can be made a few hours, to one day ahead of serving.


****For Craft Weekend, I doubled the recipe and it served 16 women.


I found the original recipe on Pinterest, so I'm linking up with Jessica today. 





21 comments:

  1. Thank you Kimberlee! It looks so good.

    Definitely going to make this : )

    Gemma xxx

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  2. yum. i'm a cilantro fan myself
    <3

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  3. delicious.
    any recipe with cilantro has my heart.
    YUM.

    perfect with those enchiladas.

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  4. mmmm...I remember this from our WHATEVER craft weekend! Where do I get that awesome peanut butter chocolate cake?? That may be a good treat for Valentine's day!

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  5. i want to make this. but i think i will be sad. can you make the next one a craft week? ok? great! thanks.

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  6. Yum!!! Subtract the tomato and I am all over that!

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  7. I made it tonight....and the chicken enchiladas! Delish. And my family just raved! Thanks!

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  8. You should market this as gluten free! Looks yum!

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  9. Thanks for posting the recipe! Can't wait to make it! Happy Friday :)

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  10. Bruce says I can never leave a recipe alone. I'm going to add black beans to this! Janice

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  11. Kimberlee, thank you, thank you, thank you! My mouth has been watering ever since I saw pics of this corn salad from CW (among other deliciousness!) ... thanks again!

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  12. i am going to make this today.
    because......i want to.
    :)

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  13. Making this tomorrow with our carne asada tortas...cannot wait to make it in the summer with fresh corn! ;-) Thanks for sharing! XO

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  14. I hope you're repeating the menu this weekend :)

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  15. Dreaming of this salad....might need to make it tonight! Thanks again for all the yummy goodness you served up last weekend!

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  16. i shared your salad on my post today...it was so yummy i just had too!!!
    http://gronicktales.blogspot.ca/2012/07/picnic-fare.html

    happy weekend!
    ~jen

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  17. i saw a bag of corn in the freezer and it brought me to the image of CW corn salad. so online i go and here it is! blogs are awesome. you are awesoome. thanks for sharing.

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