Fresh Green Bean and Corn Salad Recipe

Green beans and corn are two of the easiest to grow and preserve vegetables in any home garden.  In this post, I share how to create a super easy and quick fresh green bean and corn salad recipe.

Fresh Green Bean and Corn Salad Recipe

This is really a recipe you can eat any time of the year as long as you think ahead and preserve.

Corn and Bean Recipe
Corn and Bean Recipe

Fresh Green Bean and Corn Salad Recipe


  • 3 cups of fresh sweet corn ( about 2 cobs)
  • 1/2 pound green beans, trimmed and cut into diagonal 1-inch pieces
  • 1/4 cup of red onion, diced
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon dijon mustard
  • 1 medium shallot, finely minced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • salt and pepper to taste (optional)


  1. To blanch corn and green beans we will bring a large pot of salted water to boil. Fill and large bowl with ice water and set aside.
  2. Add the green beans to the boiling water. Boil for 1 minute. Add the corn and boil for an additional 1 minute. Drain
  3. Quickly rinse under cold water, and then put the corn and green beans into the ice bath until fully cooled off.
  4. After fully cooled (about 2 minutes) drain the corn and green beans and set aside.
  1. In a bowl whisk the dressing ingredients together until combined.
  2. In a large bowl, add the corn and green beans.
  3. Add the red onion, and then toss with the dressing.
  4. Chill until ready to serve.

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I would love to hear about your favorite recipes using green beans and corn.  Be sure to comment below or share with me on social media links provided on this page.

Happy Salad Making,

Bren Haas

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