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Arugula, Corn and Tomato Salad

Arugula, Corn and Tomato Salad

VINAIGRETTE, PLEASE Just whisk, combine and toss to make the breezy Arugula, Corn and Tomato Salad from Peace Meals. (Photo: The Junior League of Houston)

From Peace Meals


Ingredients for Vinaigrette:
1⁄3 cup extra virgin olive oil
1⁄8 cup Balsamic vinegar
1⁄8 cup chopped fresh basil
1 medium vine-ripened tomato, seeded and diced
2 large cloves garlic, mashed

Ingredients for Salad:
2 ears of corn, shucked and kernels cut from cob
5 ounces baby arugula
4 vine-ripened tomatoes, seeded and chopped
¼ cup chopped pecans, toasted
Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper
Freshly shaved Parmesan cheese

Recipe directions: 

Whisk together the vinaigrette ingredients in a small bowl; set aside. Combine the corn, arugula, tomatoes and pecans in a large serving bowl. Toss with just enough of the vinaigrette to coat evenly; season with salt and pepper, and top with cheese to serve.

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