sunday recipe: tomato, corn & avocado salad

i stumbled upon this recipe from martha stewart this weekend while searching for easy party recipes. what a perfectly fresh summer side salad, and it only takes three steps. incredible.

image and recipe via: martha stewart

tomato, corn and avocado salad

serves 4

  • 1 ear corn (husk and silk removed; tip cut off)
  • 2 pints cherry, grape, or pear tomatoes, halved (or quartered if large)
  • 1 avocado, halved, pitted, peeled, and diced
  • 2 scallions, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil, such as safflower
  • coarse salt and ground pepper

  1. stand ear in a large wide bowl; with a sharp knife, carefully slice downward to release the kernels. discard cob. 
  2. add tomatoes, avocado, scallions, lime juice, and oil to bowl. 
  3. season with salt and pepper, and toss gently to combine. 


CDS said...

Oh that looks yum and perfect for the summer! :)

Sara Livingston said...

I just went to an italian restaurant in sonoma and had an amazingly simple salad that this reminds me of...chunks of italian bread (like ciabatta), chopped tomatoes and chopped fresh mozzarella. It was tossed in a simple vinaigrette and fresh basil. SO yummy!!

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