Tomato and Corn Salad with red onion, feta, arugula and chives

Heirloom Tomato & Summer Corn Salad

I love preparing this salad for my clients because they can enjoy it many ways. Some like the corn salad layered over colorful heirloom tomatoes, on a bed of arugula.  Others like the corn salad just as it is, or with grilled steak or as a side dish with a whole roast chicken.  CLASSIC TOMATO & CORN SALAD Here in Southern California, the heirloom tomato season extends past summer. I make this dish for my client’s meal prep year-round.  I reach for colorful heirloom tomatoes and cherry tomatoes to brighten this dish. I like a mix of red, yellow and green heirloom tomatoes as a base for this dish. I mix the corn salad with red, yellow and orange baby cherry tomatoes.  What makes this salad fresh and bright is the Tarragon Vinaigrette. If you can find fresh tarragon, use 1 tablespoon or dried tarragon of fresh, flat leaf Italian parsley.  SALAD MEAL PREP IDEAS When I make ...Read More