Corn and Avocado Salsa

Avocados and fresh corn from the cob cohabitate with red pepper flakes, red wine, spices, herbs, and vinegar in this sassy salsa. Try it as a side dish with grilled chicken, or eat it plain with tortilla chips.

Place the corn in a large pot with enough water to cover, and bring to a boil. Cook until kernels are tender but crisp, about 5 minutes. Drain, and cool in cold water. Use a knife to scrape...


  • 3 ears fresh corn, husks and silks removed
  • 2 avocados - peeled, pitted, and cubed
  • 1 red onion, finely diced
  • 1 red bell pepper, seeded and diced
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/3 cup red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • salt and black pepper to taste

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