Corn, Sweet Onion, and Tomato Salad

tomatoes on vine

Makes 10 servings


  • 3 cans corn, whole-kernel (11-ounce cans)
  • 2 large tomatoes, diced
  • 1 large sweet onion, cut into thin strips
  • 1 bunch cilantro, minced
  • 2 limes, juiced
  • 1/3 cup rice vinegar
  • Salt to taste


  1. In a large bowl, combine corn, tomatoes, sweet onion, and cilantro.
  2. Squeeze lime juice over mixture and mix in.
  3. Stir in rice vinegar to taste; the amount you use will depend on the sweetness of the corn and acidity of the lime.
  4. Season with salt.
  5. Cover and let chill for 45 minutes.
  6. Stir before serving.

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