Pasta with Fresh Tomatoes and Corn


8 ounces pasta
4 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
1/2 cup whole corn kernels, cooked
4 tomatoes, chopped
1/2 cup chopped green onions
1 teaspoon dried basil
salt to taste
ground black pepper to taste
1 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese
2 teaspoons chopped fresh basil (optional)


In a large pot with boiling salted water cook pasta until al dente. Drain.

Meanwhile, in a large bowl whisk together the olive oil, red wine vinegar, and dried basil. Add salt and pepper to taste. Stir in the tomatoes, corn kernels, and scallions. Let sit for 5 to 10 minutes.

Toss pasta with tomato mixture. Sprinkle with grated parmesan cheese. Garnish with fresh basil, if desired.