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Perfect for a barbecue! One of my favorite non-leafy side salads. Cucumber Corn Summer Salad #macrofriendly #healthy #cookinglight www.lillieeatsandtells.com

Sweet Summer Corn and Cucumber Salad

I love this salad as a side dish for any grilled meats... a nice change from our typical leafy green salad over here, so simple, and so yummy!  Without the lettuce, it doesn't need a fancy dressing to shine...just some lime juice and a few seasonings and it's perfect.
Author Lillie
Course Salad
Cuisine Fresh
Prep Time 15 minutes
Servings 3 -5
Calories 100 kcal

Ingredients

  • 150 g cherry tomato halved
  • 300 g cucumber- I like the larger English cucumbers chopped, or the mini cucumbers sliced on a mandolin.
  • 300 g corn sliced off the cob grilled, boiled, microwaved, RAW... or frozen works too! I love to just microwave mine in the husk for 5 minutes.
  • 115 g avocado- about 1 whole chopped
  • 50 g diced red onion optional-- I like it with or without
  • 2-4 tbs fresh chopped basil LOVE this addition, but cilantro would also be good.
  • Juice from 1 lime
  • sprinkle of garlic salt
  • sprinkle of cumin
  • Plenty of kosher salt and fresh cracked pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Just toss everything together and serve alongside everything and ANYTHING off of your grill!

Notes

  • I love to have a big bowl of simple arugula or mixed greens tossed in lemon juice that you can serve alongside or underneath this salad if you want greens, or just to really stretch it out!.  But it's especially yummy all by itself!
  • If you're not watching your fat, a good drizzle of olive oil would always be yummy.
  • If you count your macros-- make this recipe with my measurements and you can just search "Lillie Eats and Tells Sweet Summer Corn and Cucumber Salad" and log as many grams as you eat!

Nutrition

Serving: 150gCalories: 100kcalFat: 4.3gProtein: 2.3gCarbohydrates: 16.1g
Keywords avocado, basil, cherry tomato, corn, cucumber, lime, salad

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