Colorful Beautiful Summer Salad with Corn

Colorful Beautiful Summer Salad with Corn

Easy Summer Salad

Jill Keb
Make this beautiful, colorful delicious salad using fresh summer ingredients, including corn on the cob. Want to have a taste of summer in the winter? Just thaw some frozen corn to substitute.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Servings 4 people

Ingredients
  

  • 4 ears Corn on the Cob
  • 1 can Pinto Beans or Beans of choice, rinsed & drained
  • 1 Red Pepper, chopped
  • 1 Carrot, grated
  • 1 Cucumber, diced
  • 1 Tomato or bunch of Cherry Tomotoes, sliced or diced
  • 4 Radishes, sliced thinly
  • 1 small Red Onion, sliced We used pickled onions in the picture...your choice!
  • 1 head Boston Lettuce or choice of Lettuce, torn into pieces

Dressing Ingredients

  • 1 can Lite Coconut Milk
  • 1 Ripe Avocado, take out pit & scoop out flesh
  • 1 Lime, juiced
  • 1 small bunch Cilantro

Instructions
 

  • Wash outer husks of corn on the cob well then place on microwave safe dish and cook in microwave on high for 3 minutes per ear (12 minutes total for 4 ears). Microwave times may vary. Husks and silk will slide right off (caution; they will be HOT...use oven mitt). Once cooked, cut kernels off cob to use in salad. Alternatively, take off husks/silk, cut kernels off uncooked cob and then steam, saute or microwave for 3 - 5 minutes.
  • While corn is cooking, prepare dressing as follows.
  • Dressing: In a blender, combine coconut milk, avocado, lime juice and cilantro, as well as your choice of seasonings, salt and pepper to taste.
  • Layer all salad ingredients in bowls a top with dressing to serve.
Keyword dairy-free, Easy, gluten-free, vegan, wfpb

Super Kale Salad

 

Super Kale Salad

Super Kale Salad

Prep Time 1 hr
Cook Time 11 mins
Course Salad

Ingredients
  

  • 2 cups curly kale chopped or torn fine
  • 3/4 cup chickpeas or cannellini beans rinsed and drained
  • 2 cups packed frozen hash browns microwaved for 2 1/2 - 3 minutes or steamed until done
  • 1/2 cup carrot shreds
  • 1/2 cup red pepper chopped
  • 1/2 cup celery sliced or chopped
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries optional
  • 1/2 avocado
  • 1 large red grapefruit

    cut from membranes or 1/2 lemon, juiced


Instructions
 

  • Massage kale with hands as you rinse and tear into pieces as this will start to tenderize it. Once chopped or torn, place kale in a large bowl. Massage the avocado into the kale, then set aside.
  • Prep and add other ingredients. Stir well. Chew slowly, allowing your teeth to  break down the juices in your mouth as this will allow better absorption of the nutrients.

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