Corn and Tomato Salad Recipe

Need a healthy side dish? This corn and tomato salad with avocado is packed with flavor and the perfect side dish for grilling season.


  • 1/4 cup minced fresh basil
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 14-ounce can corn, drained and rinsed
  • 1-pint cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 cup peeled, seeded, and chopped cucumber
  • 12 avocados, peeled and diced
  • 2 shallots, minced
  • 1 Boston bibb lettuce, washed, leaves separated


  1. Add the basil, olive oil, lime juice, honey, salt, and black pepper to a lidded jar. Seal the lid and shake to combine. 
  2. In a large bowl, add the corn, tomatoes, cucumber, avocado, and shallot. Drizzle the dressing over the salad and toss to combine. 
  3. Layer one lettuce leaf over another to create a ‘cup’.
  4. Serve the corn and tomato salad in the lettuce cups. 



Keywords: summer salad, corn and tomato salad