Special Diet Information

Coumadin® (Warfarin)
This recipe is safe for Coumadin (warfarin) users.

This recipe is safe for those who are lactose intolerant.

This is a low sodium recipe.

GERD / Acid Reflux
This recipe contains GERD triggers and those with GERD may wish to avoid it.

Gluten Sensitivity
This recipe is safe for those who are sensitive to gluten.


"All the candy corn that was ever made was made in 1911."
- Lewis Black, Commentator

The refrigerator light goes on...

Corn makes the perfect salad and it is a perfect side dish for any meal. Served with grilled salmon, shrimp, or tofu and you have a perfect meal, with whole grains, great veggies, fruits, olive oil, and tons of flavor.

This salad makes the perfect side dish at cookouts or for a hot summer day served with a chilled soup.


Mediterranean Corn Salad

Servings: 2 | Serving size: about 2 cups

Cooking Time: 30 Minutes (does not include chilling time)

This recipe can easily be multiplied and makes great leftovers.

Mediterranean Corn Salad recipe from Dr. Gourmet


  • 2 ears fresh corn
  • 4 large black olives (minced very finely)
  • 1 small green bell pepper (finely diced)
  • 1 small shallot (minced)
  • 3 ounces grape tomatoes (sliced in half lengthwise)
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • fresh ground black pepper (to taste)
  • 4 large leaves fresh basil (chiffonade)
  • 1 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil

Preheat the oven to 325°F.

Peel the husks back from the corn and remove the silks.

Rinse well and then fold the husks back around the corn.

Wrap with aluminum foil.

Place the corn in the oven and roast for 25 minutes.

Remove and let cool.

Shuck the corn from the cob.

Place the corn in a bowl with the olives, peppers, shallow, tomato, salt, pepper, basil and olive oil.

Fold together and chill.

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: about 2 cups

Servings: 2

Amount Per Serving

Calories 220 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value
Total Fat 10g 13%
    Saturated Fat 1.5g 8%
    Monounsaturated Fat 6g
    Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 240mg 10%
Total Carbohydrates 34g 13%
    Dietary Fiber 5g 18%
    Sugars 13g
Protein 6g
Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C 53%
Calcium 53% Iron 9%
Vitamin K 20mcg Potassium 600mg
Magnesium 43 mg