Cool Southwestern Salad With Corn And Avocado Recipe

Cool Southwestern Salad with Corn and Avocado is a refreshing and vibrant salad that is perfect for summer. This salad combines sweet corn, creamy avocado, crunchy bell peppers, and tangy lime dressing. The combination of flavors and textures creates a delicious and satisfying dish that can be enjoyed as a side or a light meal. This salad is also great for picnics and potlucks, as it can be made ahead of time and served chilled.

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Ingredients for Cool Southwestern Salad With Corn And Avocado Recipe

  • 1/2 cup Cooked Corn Kernels
  • 1/4 can Black Beans, Drained And Rinsed
  • 1/4 Red Bell Pepper, Diced
  • 1/4 Green Bell Pepper, Diced
  • 1/4 Avocado, Diced
  • 0.06 cup Diced Red Onion
  • 1/2 Juice Limes
  • 1/2 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon Ground Cumin
  • As required Salt And Pepper To Taste
  • as required Chopped Cilantro For Garnish

Directions: Cool Southwestern Salad With Corn And Avocado Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a large bowl, combine the corn, black beans, bell peppers, avocado, and red onion.
  • STEP 2.In a small bowl, whisk together the lime juice, olive oil, cumin, salt, and pepper to make the dressing.
  • STEP 3.Pour the dressing over the salad and toss gently to combine.
  • STEP 4.Chill the salad in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes to allow the flavors to meld together.
  • STEP 5.Before serving, garnish the salad with chopped cilantro and serve chilled. Enjoy!

Cooking Tips

  • You can add diced tomatoes or cucumber to the salad for extra freshness and crunch.
  • For a spicier salad, add some diced jalapenos or a pinch of cayenne pepper to the dressing.
  • Leftover salad can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover salad can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • Before serving, give the salad a good toss to redistribute the dressing and flavors.
  • Serve the salad as a side dish or as a light meal with grilled chicken or shrimp.
Nutrition
value
194
calories per serving
17 g Fat3 g Protein8 g Carbs5 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    17g
  • Protein
    3g
  • Carbs
    8g
  • Fiber
    5g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    8g
  • Protein
    3g
  • Fiber
    5g

Fats

  • Fat
    17g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    80mg
  • Iron
    3mg
  • Vitamin A
    845mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    46mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    21mg
  • Vitamin E
    3mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    44mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    27mg
  • Selenium
    1mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp