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Corn and Avocado Salsa

 

 

 

 

 

This recipe lends itself to so many different occasions because the

 

 

flavors are fresh and the colors are vibrant.  It's perfect for a buffet,

 

 

especially when served in individual portions.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

About the Ingredients:

 

 

 

•  Corn-Use fresh corn if possible; I have used frozen corn that has

 

 

    been thawed under cold running water and drained well.  Canned      

    corn does not work.

 

 

 

•  Avocado-There is nothing like the flavor of a fresh avocado or two. 

 

 

   The color adds so much to this dish.

 

 

 

•  Red onion-I like to use it because of the color and milder flavor.

 

•  Tomato-It adds a splash of color and flavor!

 

 

 

•  Bell pepper-Green or red, doesn't matter.  Adds additional sweetness

    to this tasty dish.

 

•  Garlic-Has to be fresh; minced or finely diced. 

 

 

 

•  Cilantro-Chop to a ½-inch dice so there are no big pieces.

 

•  Lime-Fresh juice and the zest for garnish.

 

 

 

 

 

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Corn and Avocado Salsa 

Fresh corn makes all the difference in this dish, and it doesn't

 

 

take that much.  I love it as a dip for chips but it also makes a

 

 

great salad entree.

 

 

 

Ingredients 

•  3 ears of fresh corn, husks and silks removed; kernels cut off

 

•  1 to 2 avocados, peeled, pitted and cubed

•  1 small red onion, ¼-inch dice

 

•  1 cup fresh diced tomato (or quartered cherry tomatoes)

•  1 sweet bell pepper, seeded and diced

•  1 clove of garlic, minced

•  ¼ cup of chopped cilantro

•  Juice of 1 lime (save the zest for garnish)

•  2 Tbsp olive oil

•  1 tsp sea salt

•  ¼ tsp black pepper

You will need a large bowl with a fitted lid.

Instructions

 

1.   Fold all ingredients in a large bowl, making sure the avocado is well

 

 

     incorporated to keep it from browning.  Season to taste.

 

 

2.  Cover; chill at least 1 hour.

Options

 

•  You can add up to 1 cup of drained and rinsed black beans.

•  1 small jalapeno pepper, seeded, and chopped can be added.

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