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Spring Recipe: Grilled Corn and Avocado Salad – A Burst of Freshness and Flavour

20 min

Prep Time

15 min

Cook time

4

Serves

Spring is the perfect time to fire up the grill and indulge in delicious BBQ dishes. While meats and kebabs often take centre stage, it’s essential to have a refreshing and vibrant salad to complement the smoky flavours.

This delightful combination of grilled corn, creamy avocado, juicy tomatoes, and tangy lime dressing will bring a burst of colour and freshness to your plate.

Perfect as a side at your next barbecue!

Ingredients

  • 4 ears of corn, husked
  • 1 avocado, diced
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/4 cup red onion, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Belle Donne salt and pepper to taste

 

Directions

  1. Preheat your grill to medium-high heat to prepare for the corn grilling process.
  2. Grill the corn on the preheated grill until lightly charred, turning occasionally. This should take about 8-10 minutes. Once done, remove the corn from the grill and let it cool.
  3. Once the corn has cooled, cut the kernels off the cob using a sharp knife. Transfer the grilled corn kernels to a large mixing bowl.
  4. To the bowl with the corn, add the diced avocado, halved cherry tomatoes, finely chopped red onion, and freshly chopped cilantro. These ingredients will enhance the flavours and textures of the salad, providing a refreshing balance.
  5. In a separate small bowl, whisk together the lime juice, olive oil, Belle Donne salt, and pepper to create a tangy and zesty dressing.
  6. Drizzle the lime dressing over the salad in the mixing bowl and gently toss to combine. Ensure that the dressing coats all the ingredients evenly, enhancing the flavours throughout.
  7. Taste the salad and adjust the seasoning as needed. You can add a sprinkle of Belle Donne salt and pepper if desired, allowing you to tailor the flavours to your preference.
  8. You can serve the Grilled Corn and Avocado Salad immediately to enjoy the vibrant flavours and contrasting textures. Alternatively, refrigerate the salad for a couple of hours to let the flavours meld together, intensifying the taste and allowing the ingredients to marinate.

With its smoky grilled corn, creamy avocado, juicy tomatoes, and tangy lime dressing, this Grilled Corn and Avocado Salad offers a refreshing and healthy alternative to traditional BBQ sides, bringing a burst of colour and freshness to your plate.

Whether you're hosting a backyard BBQ or simply craving a light and satisfying salad, this recipe is a must-try.

So, fire up your grill, gather the ingredients, and embark on a culinary journey with this Grilled Corn and Avocado Salad. Experience the magic of spices, the joy of fresh ingredients, and the satisfaction of a well-balanced dish. It's time to bring a vibrant twist to your summer meals!

 

What you will need

Whole Black Peppercorn – Grinder
Sea Salt – Grinder

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