Tomato, Corn, and Avocado Salad

Prep Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
10 mins

Who says a salad needs lettuce? This corn, avocado, and tomato salad is so colorful and delicious—and it's perfect for summer. It brings together the sweetest corn (you only need one ear), the juiciest cherry or pear tomatoes, and ripe avocado and takes mere minutes to make. Simply strip the corn kernels off the cob and add them to your bowl along with the halved tomatoes and one diced avocado. Dress with lime juice, oil, salt and pepper, and toss to combine. All that's left to do is enjoy—and we know you will.


  • 1 ear corn (husk and silk removed; tip cut off)

  • 2 pints cherry, grape, or pear tomatoes, halved (or quartered if large)

  • 1 avocado, halved, pitted, peeled, and diced

  • 2 scallions, thinly sliced

  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil, such as safflower

  • Coarse salt and ground pepper


  1. Stand ear in a large wide bowl; with a sharp knife, carefully slice downward to release the kernels. Discard cob. Add tomatoes, avocado, scallions, lime juice, and oil to bowl. Season with salt and pepper, and toss gently to combine.

Related Articles