Vegan Corn Avocado Salad with Basil Vinaigrette

Posted by in 4th of July, Cooking, Easter, Lunch/Dinner, Salads, Sides | 0 comments

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hello & Happy Tuesday!!

 

 

 

 

 

I’ve been craving various corn style summer salads. For years I didn’t really like to work with corn in recipes. It packs minimal nutrients, it’s the largest GMO crop and so on and so forth. However, I simply buy organic, because there is something about corn that just can’t be matched in recipes. It brings texture, a hint of sweet, and it just captures the essence of summer. 

 

When it comes to corn you can enjoy it by itself, be made into creamed corn, grilled, you can make fritters, soup, and the list goes on. I personally love it fresh or grilled in salads for the all the reasons mentioned. What’s another bonus, is that you can find corn all year round and it’s so cheap! 

 

 

 


 

What’s fab about this salad, is everything, but especially the dressing! This recipe is cheap, quick, easy, vibrant, packs tons of nutrients, flavor, multiple textures, can be paired any protein, it’s perfect for any season, great for entertaining, packs healthy fats which makes the lycopene in tomatoes even more absorbable, it can be enjoyed as a side dish or main dish and the dressing just put’s it over the top!

 


 

 

If you’re all about simple summer salads, you have to try this new vegan Corn Avocado Salad with basil vinaigrette

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Why this recipe is great: 

 

 

Quick

Easy 

Affordable 

Packs flavor 

Perfect for any season 

Packs nutrients 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Print
clock clock iconcutlery cutlery iconflag flag iconfolder folder iconinstagram instagram iconpinterest pinterest iconfacebook facebook iconprint print iconsquares squares iconheart heart iconheart solid heart solid icon

Avocado Salad with Basil Vinaigrette


  • Author: Eat Drink Shrink
  • Total Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients

Scale

Salad:

  • 2 ears corn
  • 4 cups chopped cherry tomatoes
  • 2 avocados, cubed
  • 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced

Dressing:


Instructions

  1. Prep the corn by throwing them in a pot of boiling water for 5 minutes. Allow to cool, then cut off the cob.
  2. Slice tomatoes in half, cube avocado, thinly slice onion and throw in the bowl with the corn.
  3. Prepare the dressing: In a shallow dish add the olive oil, vinegar, salt and garlic. whisk until smooth. Pour over the salad, toss and coat. Place in fridge until ready to serve. If the salad seems dry, simply add more dressing!
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 2-4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Eat Drink Shrink Newsletter

Subscribe + get my top 12 Cooking Tips!

I agree to have my personal information transfered to MailChimp ( more information )

I will never give away, trade or sell your email address. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Recipe rating

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Top of page