Grilled Corn, Watermelon and Avocado Salad

Serves 2

25 Minute Prep Time

By Jenn Randazzo, MS RD on August 6, 2014 , categorized in Dinner, Sides & Appies

avocado salad

Summertime is a perfect time to fire up the grill. Although burgers and veggie dogs can often take center stage, fruits and vegetables are just as good (if not better) when grilled. So, this summer, try featuring some seasonal produce during that backyard barbeque. Go ahead and start with this fresh, seasonal, simple salad that takes minutes to make but will be raved about for days.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup watermelon, seedless, diced
  • ⅓ cup jicama, diced
  • ⅙ cup fresh corn, grilled
  • ¼ avocado, diced
  • 2 Tbsp spearmint leaves, chiffonade
  • 1 Tbsp cashews, roasted
  • 1 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tsp agave nectar
  • ½ lime juice, fresh
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Preparation

  1. Combine watermelon, jicama, corn, avocado, spearamint leaves and cashew into a bowl.

  2. Combine olive oil, agave nectar, lime juice, salt and pepper and whisk until blended.

  3. Pour dressing over salad ingredients, cover and place in refrigerator for 10 minutes.

  4. Enjoy!

Jenn Randazzo, MS RD

Jenn Randazzo works at Vega as a National Educator. She is passionate about building relationships that help people take ownership of their health. As a registered dietitian, she specializes in using client-centered techniques to guide people toward realistic and achievable goals. A strong believer in collaboration, she hopes to change the world through plant-based nutrition.

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