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Summer Veggie Salad

Rated as 4.84 out of 5 Stars

"This is my favorite summer salad to take to picnics and makes the best of summer-time vegetables. Add chopped grilled chicken and take it from a hearty salad into an entree."
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1 h 25 m servings 282
Original recipe yields 8 servings


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  1. Place corn into a large pot and cover with water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until tender, about 5 minutes. Drain and cool corn. Cut kernels from cob.
  2. Mix corn kernels, black beans, avocados, cilantro, tomatoes, onion, and jalapeno pepper together in a bowl.
  3. Whisk olive oil, lime zest, and lime juice together in a bowl; pour over corn mixture and toss to coat. Refrigerate until chilled, about 1 hour.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 282 calories; 15.5 34.4 7.7 0 228 Full nutrition

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Making this salad was a spur of the moment decision resulting from my having to salvage a can of beans from another recipe. Therefore, I had to wing it on a couple of ingredients. Frozen corn f...

This will probably become a staple in my meal plans. I substituted 1 can of Del Monte sweet white & yellow corn, added 1 can of chickpeas, and I omitted the olive oil. So delicious & refreshing,...

I made this yesterday for a family function and it was a HUGE hit! I did add a teaspoon of salt, pepper, cumin and an 1/8th teaspoon of cayenne pepper. I'll be making this again soon!

This salad was AMAZING!!! I have made it twice in the last three days for two different groups of friends!!! They loved it!!! The only thing I added was a little salt and pepper. The key is to s...

My family really enjoyed this. I added leftover chicken I had marinated in Italian dressing and also added little Italian salad dressing instead of olive oil and it gave it a real good flavor. ... this salad so refreshing! I have taken to several summer potlucks, I always get asked for the recipe. The first time I made it I used frozen corn, it was good...the now I us...

I added a little less corn and added spinach and kale instead, everyone loved it, even the meat eaters.

This is delicious! So refreshing and light. Will definitely make this again!