Summer Confetti Salad

13 Jul

Do you need a refreshing summer salad to beat the summer heat? This is it! I based this salad off of a recipe I found here. I served this along side grilled NY strip steaks, but it would complement any summer dish!

 

Summer Confetti Salad

Source: Based from a recipe I found on Bean Town Baker

  • 16 ounces of frozen corn, thawed
  • 2 cups diced tomatoes (I used Roma and yellow grape tomatoes)
  • 1 avocado sliced
  • 2 (14.5 oz) cans of black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 green peppers diced (yellow or red would add great color)
  • 4 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • cilantro, chopped to taste

 

Combine corn, tomatoes, black beans, and peppers in a large bowl. Whisk together lime juice, olive oil, salt and pepper. Pour over vegetable mixture. Add cilantro and mix well. Chill for 1-4 hours. Gently fold in avocado and allow salad to come to room temperature. Season again with salt and pepper if needed.

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13 Responses to “Summer Confetti Salad”

  1. Jessica July 13, 2009 at 9:52 AM #

    This looks great! I saw this on the Beantown blog before and now I’m convinced I should try it 🙂 I especially like the addition of the yellow tomatoes. Even more color!

  2. oneparticularkitchen July 13, 2009 at 10:56 AM #

    Oh it’s so pretty!! And I love everything in there. How fabulous!

  3. Molly Jean July 13, 2009 at 11:00 AM #

    Yum! What a beautiful looking salad.

  4. Laura July 13, 2009 at 11:56 AM #

    This looks delicious. I bet it would be heavenly on a taco or in a burrito!

  5. Cookie July 13, 2009 at 12:04 PM #

    What a wonderful summer salad! I feel like it needs a dollop of sour cream though! 🙂

  6. Donna July 13, 2009 at 12:46 PM #

    What an absolutely gorgeous salad. Looks so pretty and festive.

  7. Jen July 13, 2009 at 1:28 PM #

    This is very similar to the summer salsa that I make.

  8. Denise July 13, 2009 at 1:30 PM #

    This looks very festive and delish.

  9. Michelle July 13, 2009 at 3:35 PM #

    What a gorgeous summer salad! Looks great!

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  10. Laura July 15, 2009 at 6:17 AM #

    This looks great! : )

  11. Jessica July 15, 2009 at 12:04 PM #

    What a beautiful, colorful salad!

  12. Marin July 18, 2009 at 4:22 AM #

    I love how colorful this salad is- looks so refreshing!

  13. Karine July 19, 2009 at 9:12 AM #

    I love this recipe! It is colorful, healthy and it looks delicious!

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