Best Recipe for Corn Salad – Oma's Maissalat Rezept

This German recipe for corn salad, aka Maissalat,  is so very easy. Colorful and quick, a great addition to a summer buffet or picnic. It's among the best unusual salad recipes because it really is so quick.

Prep Time

10 minutes

Cook Time


Total Time

10 minutes


Makes 4 servings


  • 2 small cans corn, drained
  • 2 green peppers, diced
  • 2 red tomatoes, diced
  • 4 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 4 tablespoons vinegar
  • salt, pepper


  1. Put drained corn, diced green peppers, and diced tomatoes into bowl.
  2. Mix mayonnaise and vinegar. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Pour mayonnaise/vinegar over vegetables and stir.
  4. Serve or let stand briefly to let flavors mingle.


  • Use fresh or frozen (thawed) corn instead.

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