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Corn and Avocado Salad

Corn and Avocado Salad

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A wonderful corn salad, savory and fresh-tasting. This recipe is fabulous with silver queen corn in the summer, but is also great with yellow sweet corn all year long!

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  • Calories:
  • 808 kcal
  • 40%
  • Fat:
  • 64.6 g
  • 99%
  • Carbs:
  • 51.7g
  • 17%
  • Protein:
  • 15.4 g
  • 31%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 40 mg
  • 13%
  • Sodium:
  • 634 mg
  • 25%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet


  1. Saute bacon in a large, deep skillet over medium high heat until evenly brown. Drain, crumble and set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the lettuce, red bell pepper, green onions and corn, and mix together. Carefully stir in the cubed avocado.
  3. In a separate small bowl, whisk together the red wine and vinegar dressing, the blue cheese dressing, and the honey.
  4. Pour the dressing mixture over the salad and toss. Add bacon just before serving to keep it crunchy.
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Nice and different when you don't feel like your regular old salad. I served it with a bit of pesto pasta and ciabatta on the side, and it was a great summer lunch. However, I had to make some changes. I had to use a yellow pepper instead of a red one, and that with the corn made it look like a yellow mess on lettuce. I would definitely go for the red next time. Also dicovered too late that I had no honey, added a bit of sugar trying to fix it, but I'm sure it wasn't the same. And finally, the recipe doesn't say so, but it would be nice to chill it for a bit before serving. I'll make this again, and try to follow the recipe more closely.


Recipe was very good. Other than adding some tomatoes, I followed the recipe as is. Salad dressing a tad too sweet - would use 1/2 the honey next time. Also, the corn, avocado, peppers, bacaon, etc. were very "heavy" and made their way down to the bottom of the salad bowl - next time I will arrange the salad on individual salad plates and drizzle the salad dressing on top for a more appealing and dramatic look.


So yummy! I added tomatoes to my salad. Oooh, but the calories.