The Year In Food » Fine Seasonal Eating

Masthead header

Sweet Corn And Tomato Relish

Sweet Corn and Tomato Relish

This weekend we hosted a corn-themed, summer-inaugurating BBQ. Happily, the weather was perfectly warm and an impromptu dance party broke out on our rooftop deck. Sadly, I was not on the ball to get this relish onto the picnic table in time for the event. Nobody’s the wiser for its absence. It’s a mildly sweet, kicky accompaniment for hot dogs, shrimp, fish and the like. Happy Summer!

Sweet Corn and Tomato Relish

Sweet Corn and Tomato Relish

2 ears white corn
2 cups cherry tomatoes, diced
2 small white onions, diced
2 large cloves garlic, minced
1 Tbs white vinegar
1/2 to 1 jalapeno, diced (adjust according to taste)
lots of freshly ground black pepper
sea salt

Bring a pot of water to boil for the corn; when ready, boil until corn is tender, 7-10 minutes. Set aside and allow corn to cool.

Meanwhile, heat a saute pan over medium heat. Add onions and stir occasionally. After about 3 minutes, add garlic. Saute until onions are soft, about 7 minutes total. Stir occasionally to prevent garlic from burning. Remove from heat.

When corn is ready to be handled, removed the kernels from the cob by standing the ear vertically on a cutting board and slicing downwards with a sharp knife.

Combine all ingredients in a bowl and mix together. The flavors will improve if you let it sit overnight, refreigerated.

  • Drew - This sounds amazing… I need to make it ASAP!ReplyCancel

  • Kimberley Hasselbrink - Awesome! Let me know how it turns out. It's so tasty.ReplyCancel

  • Bella Freitas - Wow, looks delicious, I will makeReplyCancel

    • Carol Gourmet - Very good, looks delicious!ReplyCancel

      • Valdeci - Congratulations, wonderful ideas! Thank you very much for the recipe. It helped me a lot. It was delicious.ReplyCancel

        • Camila - Very good.ReplyCancel

          • Luiza Nascimento - I loved the site I’m going to tell my friends.

          • Rodrigo - Esse conteúdo me ajudou muito obrigado por essas receitas maravilhosas!

          • Rodrigo - Obrigado por essas dicas excelentes, farei de tudo para aproveita-las da melhor maneira possível.

          • Rodrigo - Muito bom!

  • Jesse - Loved it! I happened to find your blog searching.ReplyCancel

    • Rodrigo - Olá, poxa realmente é disso que eu estava precisando de ideias como essa que você me ajudou muito isto é fato!

      Quero lhe agradecer profundamente muito Obrigado por receita sensacional!!ReplyCancel

Your email is never published or shared. Required fields are marked *