Corn Medley Salad Recipe
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Corn Medley Salad Recipe

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Whenever I need a dish to pass that's guaranteed to please, I put together this easy corn salad. Whether you serve it from a crystal dish, a ceramic crock or a plastic bowl, it will stand out as a mealtime highlight.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 10 min. + chilling
MAKES:10-12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 10 min. + chilling
MAKES: 10-12 servings


  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 2/3 cup cider vinegar
  • 2/3 cup canola oil
  • 1 can (15-1/4 ounces) whole kernel corn, drained
  • 1 can (15 ounces) whole baby corn, rinsed and drained, halved
  • 1 can (11 ounces) yellow and white whole kernel corn, drained
  • 1 can (7 ounces) white or shoepeg corn, drained
  • 1 large sweet red pepper, chopped
  • 1 medium red onion, chopped
  • 4 to 5 celery ribs, sliced
  • Leaf lettuce, optional

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 233 calories, 13g fat (2g saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 322mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (16g sugars, 3g fiber), 2g protein .


  1. In a small saucepan, combine the sugar, vinegar and oil. Cook over medium heat for 5 minutes, stirring until sugar is dissolved. Cool completely.
  2. In a bowl, combine the corn, red pepper, onion and celery. Add dressing and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  3. Stir well. Serve with a slotted spoon in a lettuce-lined bowl if desired. Yield: 10-12 servings.
Originally published as Corn Medley Salad in Country Woman July/August 2003, p29

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mamaknowsbest 58372
Reviewed Aug. 8, 2014

"Excellent recipe! To make the salad a little more hearty I replace the baby corn with a can of black beans. The great thing about this recipe is it is easily adaptable to any taste. The addition of chili powder makes it great for along side mexican entrees."

cookbookmom 55577
Reviewed Jul. 2, 2012

"In response to Claireburmo, around here, baby corn is considered a "weird" food in salad--especially for kids. They think it's weird to be eating the cob or something. Can't blame them really when you're used to eating sweet corn--and leaving the cob as trash!"

WVBarb 205614
Reviewed Aug. 26, 2011

"My husband loved this dish...I will definitely make it again."

Gorsuch 128112
Reviewed Sep. 10, 2010

"Delicious! I made it for a large family gathering. I took home an empty bowl. I probably will increase the cider vinegar to a 1 cup the next time to give it a little more tangy taste,"

lisa53202 94962
Reviewed Jul. 27, 2009

"I substituted a can of regular corn for the whole baby corn like cookbookmom, and it was very good. My husband and mother-in-law loved it."

TammyWarnick 48685
Reviewed Jun. 25, 2009

"I made this for our church picnic and it got rave reviews and requests for the recipe. I've made it a couple times since, and it disappears."

claireburmo 55056
Reviewed Nov. 24, 2008

"I hope this recipe is as great as everyone says - I'm going to take it to my mother-in-laws for Thanksgiving. Also, why on earth would baby corn make anyone "squeamish"? Just curious."

spalmer 45365
Reviewed Jun. 22, 2008

"I took to a women's luncheon and it was a huge hit especially with the only man that was there! He asked me to leave the rest for him."

cookbookmom 58364
Reviewed Jun. 20, 2008 Edited Jul. 2, 2012

"I substitute another can of yellow corn for the whole baby corn--some people are squeamish about eating those--and it still works out perfectly."

mindseye 55576
Reviewed Jan. 11, 2008

"This was a HIT at a family pot luck."

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