Fresh Corn Salsa with Tomato

Ingredients in BOLD can be purchased from Grobe Fruit Farm when in season. Please call to see if we have the items available. 


  • 3 ears corn, kernels cut from cobs (2 1/4 cups)
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • salt and pepper
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon honey
  • 1 tomato, cored, seeded, and cut into 1/4 inch pieces
  • 1 shallot, minced
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, stemmed, seeded, and minced
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro


Bring 2 cups water to boil in small saucepan over high heat. Stir in corn, baking soda, and 1/4 teaspoon salt; remove pan from heat and let stand for 10 minutes. Drain corn and let cool slightly, about 10 minutes.

Whisk lime juice, oil, honey, and 1/8 teaspoon salt together in bowl. Add corn, tomato, shallot, jalapeño, and cilantro to lime juice mixture and toss to combine. Let stand for 10 minutes. Season with salt and pepper to taste and serve.

Try this variation! Fresh Corn Salsa with Peach and Radishes

Substitute one peeled peach cut into 1/4 inch pieces and 4 thinly sliced radishes for tomato. Substitute one minced habanero pepper for jalapeño and basil for cilantro.