Corn, Cucumber, Peach & Avocado Salad

Corn, Cucumber, Peach & Avocado Salad

According to my Instagram feed, you all celebrated this past holiday weekend by eating watermelon, making pie, or grilling up corn on the cob. If you were part of the third group, this is a super easy, super delicious recipe you can toss together if you happen to have leftover grilled corn. And if you don’t…. well, it’s still easy nonetheless.

Corn, Cucumber, Peach & Avocado Salad

This ingredient combo happened by accident but I’m so in love with it. I combined the corn I had left over from this grilled corn on the cob recipe with a few things I had in the fridge that I needed to use up before we left town: half of a cucumber, bell peppers, peaches, basil, lime juice and a few spoonfuls of the creamy serrano chile lime sauce from that same corn recipe. It’s a refreshingly sweet, crispy, crunchy, creamy combo that I will most definitely be eating all summer long.

Pair this with whatever you’re grilling.

Corn, Cucumber, Peach & Avocado Salad

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4.7 from 3 reviews
Corn, Cucumber, Peach & Avocado Salad
 
Serves: serves 4 as a side
Ingredients
  • 3 ears of grilled corn on the cob
  • 1 red pepper, diced
  • 1 green pepper, diced
  • ½ small cucumber, diced
  • 2 ripe peaches, pitted and diced
  • 1 small avocado, pitted and diced
  • 8 basil leaves, thinly sliced
  • juice of 1 lime, plus lime wedges for serving
  • 3 tablespoons Chile Lime Dressing, plus more to taste
  • sea salt
Chile Lime Dressing (this makes extra)
  • ¼ cup Sir Kensington’s Avocado Oil Mayo or vegan Fabanaise
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ¼ cup chopped cilantro, including stems, plus more for garnish
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice, plus extra slices for serving
  • ⅓ serrano chile, plus more to taste
  • pinch of garlic powder
  • pinch of onion powder
  • sea salt
Instructions
  1. Make the dressing: In a small food processor, combine the avocado mayonnaise, olive oil, cilantro, lime, serrano, garlic powder, onion powder and a few generous pinches of salt. Pulse until combined. Chill until ready to use.
  2. Slice the kernels off of the grilled corn and place in a large bowl. Add the red pepper, green pepper, cucumber, peaches, avocado, basil, lime juice, a few pinches of salt, and toss. Add a few tablespoons of dressing, toss again, then taste and add more dressing and/or salt to taste. Serve with extra dressing and lime slices on the side.

 


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29 comments

  1. Amy from parsleyinmyteeth.com on said:

    I love the addition of peaches to the other refreshing ingredients for this summer salad. So pretty!

  2. Michelle Lemus on said:

    Yum! These sound like great flavors I wouldn’t of thought to put together! Can’t wait to try it!

  3. flying kitty on said:

    I have always made avocado and quinoa and corn salad, but i never tried adding peach in. Thanks for the inspiration. it looks yummy. https://flyingkittyadventures.com/

  4. Jessica on said:

    Hi! This sounds delicious! I see the instructions list mayo for the dressing, but I do not see it listed in the ingredient list? Can you advise how much mayo is needed? Thanks and look forward to making this! :)

  5. Phyllis on said:

    What is url regarding Sauver award?

  6. Masha on said:

    Hi
    Loooove your blog..!
    Would be nice to have a picture included when I use the print function – it’s now text only.
    Masha (following from Zurich/Switzerland)

  7. Migue from ahungryblog.com on said:

    Just voted for your blog on Saveur. Great job as always. Love the recipe!

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  9. Rachel H on said:

    2 questions! 1) If you you don’t have access to a grill is there another way you recommend preparing the corn? 2) If you can’t find the avacado oil mayo or Fabanaise, is there another product you would substitute it with?

    Looks amazing!

    • Hi Rachel, you can use raw corn here, it’ll have a nice crunch.

      You can get free shipping at sirkensingtons.com website with the code “lemons” at checkout. Otherwise, you can use a good quality mayo, but Sir K is my favorite :)

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  11. Clara from zebest-3000.com on said:

    What a colorful salad. This is so cool!

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  17. Aidan on said:

    Hey! I’m super looking forward to trying this this weekend. I was just wondering approximately how much dressing in total this recipe makes, since you mention it makes extra.

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