INFOGRAPHIC: Make This Your Go-To Summer Salad
Use fresh summer produce to make the salad of your dreams!
Summer marks many good things in our culinary calendar: an excuse to eat ice cream every day, cocktails by the pool, icy fruit popsicles, and lots of fresh, juicy produce!
Celebrate summer flavors by putting together a colorful summer salad with readily-available, in-season ingredients. You can even go freestyle and pick different fruits and veggies to mix in! Here's a summer salad recipe that you can whip up with your eyes closed. It uses avocados (a summer favorite), ripe juicy tomatoes, plump yellow corn, and is tossed in a tangy lemon vinaigrette.
1 bunch salad greens, washed and chopped coarsely
2 large red tomatoes, chopped
1 ear corn, boiled and cut off from the cob
3 boiled eggs, sliced
1 avocado, chopped into 1-inch cubes
1/3 cup bacon bits, cooked
1 lemon, squeezed
1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
1 pinch ground black pepper
1 pinch salt
Top the salad greens with the tomatoes, corn, eggs, avocado, and bacon bits. Toss lightly.
Whisk the lemon juice, olive oil, pepper, and salt together, Pour over the salad and toss. Serve immediately.