Looking for that perfect side to show off those cool colored tomatoes that are showing up at all the supermarkets? Try this Southwestern Tomato And Corn Salad. It gets a little heat from the jalapeño and a little cool from the mild cheese.
Southwestern Tomato And Corn Salad
1 1/2 pounds ripe mixed tomatoes, cut into small wedges
Salt and pepper
1 ear corn, kernels cut from cob
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
1 Tbs minced shallot
1 Tbs minced jalapeño
2 tsp lime juice
2 oz queso fresco or feta cheese, crumbled
2 Tbs fresh cilantro leaves
1. Arrange tomatoes on a large platter alternating the colors. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Sprinkle with the corn.
2. Whisk oil, shallot, jalapeño, lime juice, 1/2 tsp salt and 1/4 tsp pepper together in a medium bowl.
3. Spoon dressing over the tomatoes and corn. Sprinkle with cheese and cilantro.
Recipe from Cook’s Country
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