Creamy Cherry Tomato Salad with Fresh Basil, Corn and Onion

Creamy Cherry Tomato Salad with Fresh Basil, Corn and Onion


"This cherry tomato-corn salad holds up well for summer picnics. Simply cut the raw corn from the cob -- no need to even cook it. Raisins are a surprise sweet addition."


30 m servings 170 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 170 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 7.8 g
  • 12%
  • Carbs:
  • 25.9g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 3.3 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 6 mg
  • 2%
  • Sodium:
  • 53 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Salt tomatoes in a bowl and set aside. Whisk together mayonnaise, sour cream, vinegar and garlic; set aside. Add corn, basil, onion and raisins to tomatoes. Season with salt and pepper, and toss with dressing.


  • Copyright 2006 USA WEEKEND and columnist Pam Anderson. All rights reserved.
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  1. 26 Ratings


Loved It! Made exactly as directed. Used fresh basil, corn, etc. Everything as directed. Stop fooling around with this recipe you guys - it's great the way it is. I served it was grilled ap...

Nice! I sliced my tomatoes into mini disks, and subbed in cider vinegar & green onion. I also added chopped cucumber. would make again.

We love this recipe just the way it is! Everytime we make it, people ask for the recipe. We served it at a dinner party last night and got rave reviews.

This was a wonderful, fresh addition to our summer meal. I would omit the raisins next time (just didn't seem to work with the other flavors), but loved everything else. Easy to make and delis...

Pretty good. Made some changes, though. Omitted the sour cream. Used olive oil, balsamic and red wine vinegar mixed (ran out of balsamic), about 1-2 TBS mayo, 1 TBS minced garlic, dried parsley ...

I made as directed and, although I agree that the raisins are surprisingly good in here, the other flavors did not seem to mesh well. Interesting recipe - at first I couldn't decide whether I l...

This was a sweet surprise! I thought it sounded odd but what to do with all those cherry tomatoes? So I made it and it was really good! Yes, I was a little worried about the raisins but we loved...

I loved this recipe. I made a few changes - I used fat free sour cream and lowfat mayo just to reduce the calories but it was delicious.

I selected this recipe because I had some grape tomatoes I needed to use. Didn't have fresh corn but I defrosted some frozen kernels under running water. Didn't have enough fresh basil either, ...