AVOCADO, CORN AND MANGO SALAD
YIELD: Makes 4 servings
2 cups frozen or fresh corn (recommended: fresh)
1 red bell pepper, seeded and chopped
1 ripe avocado, chopped
2 Roma tomatoes, chopped
1 ripe mango, chopped
1/2 red onion, chopped
1/4 cup chopped cilantro
1 lime, juiced
Salt and pepper, to taste
If using fresh corn, microwave whole for 6-8 minutes. Carefully remove with potholders and, once cool, peel off and discard corn husk. Slowly slide knife down ear of corn to remove kernels.
Combine all ingredients in a bowl. Let stand at least 15 minutes to allow flavors to combine, then toss and serve!
OPTIONAL: Add 1 can of black beans and some cumin to spice it up.