Corn and Avocado Salsa


Lime juice combined with avocados and corn make this yummy salsa go well with plain tortilla chips or with grilled chicken. Make just before serving for the best flavor and texture.

Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
4 cups


  • 3 ears fresh corn, husks and silks removed

  • 2 avocados - peeled, pitted, and cubed

  • 1 red onion, finely diced

  • 1 red bell pepper, seeded and diced

  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic

  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin

  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

  • ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro

  • cup red wine vinegar

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • ¼ cup fresh lime juice

  • salt and black pepper to taste


  1. Place the corn in a large pot with enough water to cover, and bring to a boil. Cook until kernels are tender but crisp, about 5 minutes. Drain, and cool in cold water. Use a knife to scrape kernels from the cobs.

  2. Place kernels in a medium bowl. Stir in avocados, red onion, bell pepper, and garlic. Add cumin, red pepper flakes, and cilantro. Mix in vinegar, olive oil, and lime juice. Season with salt and pepper.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

315 Calories
23g Fat
29g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 315
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 23g 29%
Saturated Fat 3g 17%
Sodium 65mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 29g 11%
Dietary Fiber 10g 36%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 62mg 308%
Calcium 46mg 4%
Iron 2mg 13%
Potassium 856mg 18%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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