Piquant Sweetcorn Salad is an imaginative yet easily made accompaniment to Hamburgers or grilled steaks.
1 lb. canned sweetcorn, drained
1 small green pepper, white pith removed, seeded and finely chopped canned pimientos, drained and finely chopped spring onions , trimmed and finely chopped
2 fl. oz. olive oil
1 tablespoon white wine vinegar bay leaf
1 teaspoons soft brown sugar
2 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoon black pepper j1 teaspoon Tabasco sauce
1 teaspoon dry mustard
1 garlic clove, crushed
Place the swectcorn, green pepper, pimientos and spring onions in a salad bowl and mix well until they are thoroughly combined.
In a small mixing bowl, mix together the olive oil, wine vinegar, bay leaf, sugar, salt, pepper, Tabasco sauce, mustard and garlic until they are well blended.
Pour the dressing over the sweetcorn mixture and stir well to mix. Set aside at room temperature for at least 2 hours. Remove and discard the bay leaf before serving.