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Corn Salad with Lime Cumin Vinaigrette

Tomato Avocado Corn Salad with Lime Cumin Vinaigrette

Katerina | Diethood
Simple, delicious, and refreshing summer salad packed with corn, cucumber, tomato, avocado and a drizzle of the best Lime Cumin Vinaigrette! 
Servings : 8 serves
Prep Time 15 mins
Refrigeration Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 15 mins

Ingredients
  

FOR THE SALAD
  • 3 ears of cooked or grilled corn, kernels cut off the cob (OR use 3 to 4 cups frozen (thawed) sweet corn kernels, OR, you may also use canned corn - rinse it well)
  • 1 English cucumber, sliced into half moons
  • 2 to 3 cups cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 2 avocados, peeled, pitted and cubed
  • 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced
  • chopped fresh cilantro, for garnish
FOR THE LIME CUMIN VINAIGRETTE
  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt, or to taste
  • 1/8 teaspoon fresh ground pepper, or to taste

Instructions
 

  • In a large salad bowl combine corn kernels, sliced cucumbers, tomatoes, cubed avocados, and red onions. Set aside.
  • In a mixing bowl whisk together olive oil, lime juice, lemon juice, garlic, cumin, chili powder, salt, and pepper; whisk until well combined.
  • Pour dressing over salad; toss gently to combine.
  • Cover salad bowl with plastic wrap and set in the fridge for one hour.
  • Remove from fridge; garnish with cilantro and serve.

Notes

WW FREESTYLE POINTS: 4
 
 
HOW TO MAKE AHEAD OF TIME
  • This salad can be made ONE day ahead of time. The longer it sits, the better it tastes, but I wouldn’t keep it for longer than one night in the fridge. STIR before serving.

Nutrition

Calories: 197 kcal | Carbohydrates: 20 g | Protein: 3 g | Fat: 13 g | Saturated Fat: 2 g | Sodium: 345 mg | Potassium: 516 mg | Fiber: 5 g | Sugar: 5 g | Vitamin A: 430 IU | Vitamin C: 22.4 mg | Calcium: 24 mg | Iron: 1.2 mg | Net Carbs: 15 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Appetizer Salads, Salad, Salad Dressing/Marinade, Side Dish/Salad
Cuisine: American, American/Southern, American/Southwest
Keyword: avocado recipes, corn salad, healthy lunch, healthy salad recipe, salad dressing recipe, summer picnic recipe, tomato salad, vegetarian recipe