Corn

  • Common name: Corn
  • Type: Grass
  • Scientific name: Zea mays
  • CHamoru: Mais-ilotis
  • Filipino: Mais

Best used as: versatile

Recipes
Avocado Corn Salad

Author: Natasha Kravchuk

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb cherry tomatoes halved or quartered
  • 3 ears of corn cooked, shucked and cut off the cob
  • 2 avocados peeled, pitted and sliced
  • 1/2 red onion (medium) thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup cilantro chopped (1/2 small bunch)
  • 2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 to 3 Tbsp lime juice from 1 to 2 limes
  • 2 garlic cloves pressed or finely minced
  • 1 tsp sea salt or 3/4 tsp table salt
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper

Instructions

  1. In a large salad bowl, combine sliced tomatoes, corn kernels, sliced avocado, thinly sliced red onion, 1/4 cup chopped cilantro and press in 2 garlic cloves.
  2. Drizzle the top with 2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil, 2-3 Tbsp lime juice (adding it to taste). Add 1 tsp sea salt and 1/8 tsp black pepper, or season to taste. Toss the salad gently just until combined and serve.

Source: https://natashaskitchen.com/avocado-corn-salad/

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