This salad is perfect for a backyard barbeque or weeknight side. These ingredients are packed with immune-boosting vitamins and minerals, omega-3 fatty acids, and vibrant antioxidants.
Healthy Corn & Avocado Salad
3 ears of corn (2 cups corn kernels)
1 lb mini cucumbers or 1 large English cucumber, sliced
1 lb grape/cherry tomatoes, cut in halves or regular size, chopped
3 medium-large avocados, cubed
3 green onion sprigs, finely chopped
1 lime, zest and juice
2 tbsp olive oil, extra virgin
1/2 tsp salt
Ground black pepper, to taste
Grill corn by removing corn from the husk and grill on medium heat for 20 mins or so, turning every 5 mins. When cooled, hold cob vertically with narrow tip down on a cutting board and using a chef’s knife cut them off the ear.
In a large bowl, combine the corn, cucumber, tomato, green onion, avocado, lime zest and juice, olive oil, salt and pepper. Mix until coated evenly.