Grilled Corn Salad with Avocado is a fresh and flavorful dish that combines juicy grilled corn with creamy avocado, tangy lime juice, and a blend of seasonings to create a delicious and satisfying summer salad. Whether you’re looking for a healthy lunch option or a side dish to complement your meal, this Grilled Corn Salad with Avocado is a crowd-pleaser.
- 4 ears of corn, husked
- 1 large avocado, diced
- 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and diced
- 1 red onion, diced
- 2 tablespoons of freshly squeezed lime juice
- 2 tablespoons of extra-virgin olive oil
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Fresh cilantro for garnish (optional)
- Preheat the grill to high heat.
- Place the husked corn on the grill and cook until they are tender and charred, about 4-5 minutes per side.
- Remove the corn from the grill and let it cool.
- Cut the kernels off the cob and place them in a large bowl.
- Add the diced avocado, jalapeño pepper, and red onion to the bowl.
- In a small bowl, whisk together the lime juice, olive oil, salt, and pepper.
- Pour the dressing over the corn mixture and toss to combine.
- Let the salad sit for 5 minutes to allow the flavors to meld.
- Serve the salad, garnished with fresh cilantro if desired.
Note: You can adjust the dressing to your liking by using more or less lime juice, olive oil, salt, and pepper. If you prefer a sweeter dressing, you can add a drizzle of honey to the dressing before serving. This salad can also be served warm or cold, depending on your preference. Additionally, you can add other ingredients to the salad, such as diced tomatoes, crumbled feta cheese, or chopped nuts, to enhance the flavor and texture.