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Fresh + Simple Summer Corn Tomato Salad

Posted Aug 11 2014 9:06pm
Fresh Corn and Tomato Salad Fresh Summer Corn Tomato Salad Recipe

Summer Corn Tomato Salad Recipe

I’ve received several comments and emails from folks who are less than thrilled with our  August focus on Juicing . They’ve expressed dissatisfaction seeing only juice recipes appearing in their daily email.

When I decided to give juicing a try for 30 days it was for purely selfish reasons. I didn’t think about how it would effect those of you signed up for my daily emails who weren’t interested in juicing.

So, for the rest of the month I’m going to sift through the Archives to pull out and update some Weight Watchers friendly recipes perfect for right now.

Recipes like this simple summer corn tomato salad  that I like even better than corn-on-the-cob. It’s the kind of recipe that’s only worth making when corn and tomatoes are fresh and in season.

Skinny on Summer Corn Tomato Salad

I love the combination of corn and tomatoes. And I love simple salads that can be tossed together in one bowl without a lick of cooking. The most challenging part of this summer corn tomato salad is cutting the corn from the cob. If you want some tips and hints for the best way to do it, I’ve included a video at the end of the post.

According to my calculations each serving has 110 calories and *3 Weight Watchers Points Plus. This salad will work for Simply Filling too if you count the oil toward your good health guidelines requirement.

Enjoy!

Summer Corn Tomato Salad Recipe
 
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A simple fresh summer corn tomaro salad recipe - easy, healthy, delicious - 110 calories and 3 PointsPlus
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Recipe type: Salad
Serves: 6
Ingredients
  • 6 ears corn, husks and silk removed
  • ½ cup thinly sliced green onions
  • ¾ cup halved cherry tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice or cider vinegar
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Cut the corn kernels from the cob into a large bowl. Add the remaining ingredients to the bowl and stir to combine. Cover and let sit for at least 15 minutes to give the flavors a chance to meld.
Martha's Notes
Nutritional Estimates Per Serving (about ¾ cup): 110 calories, 5.4 g fat, 15.7 g carbs, 2.4 g fiber, 2.7 g protein and 3 Weight Watchers PointsPlus Value
Corn Salad Recipe Variations


To give this corn salad a southwestern slant add ½ teaspoon cumin and ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro and possibly a bit of chopped jalapeno


For an Italian twist, add ¼ cup chopped fresh basil
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*PointsPlus® for this summer corn tomato salad calculated by Simple Nourished Living; Not endorsed by Weight Watchers International, Inc.

How To Cut Corn from the Cob:

Looking for more Weight Watchers Friendly Summer Recipe inspiration? Follow my WW Summer Recipes Board:

Follow Simple Nourished Living {Martha McKinnon}’s board Summer Recipes on Pinterest.

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