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Tomato, Avocado and Grilled Corn Salad

With ripe tomatoes, fresh basil and grilled corn, this bright salad tastes just like summertime! —Angela Spengler, Tampa, Florida
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Grill: 10 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    8 servings


  • 1 medium ear sweet corn, husks removed
  • 3 large red tomatoes, sliced
  • 3 large yellow tomatoes, sliced
  • 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper, divided
  • 2 medium ripe avocados, peeled and sliced
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh basil, plus more for garnish
  • 1/3 cup crumbled feta cheese


  • Grill corn, covered, over medium heat 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned and tender, turning occasionally. Cool slightly. Cut corn from cob.
  • Arrange tomato slices on a large serving platter. Sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Top with avocado slices. Whisk together the oil, vinegar, basil and remaining salt and pepper; drizzle half over the tomatoes and avocado. Top with grilled corn and feta; drizzle remaining dressing over top. Garnish with additional chopped basil.

Test Kitchen tips
  • This dish is spectacular with fresh heirloom tomatoes. Bonus: The amped-up flavor means you can cut back on the salt.
  • For a quick, healthy dinner, top with grilled chicken.
  • Nutrition Facts
    1 serving: 164 calories, 13g fat (2g saturated fat), 3mg cholesterol, 237mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 4g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 fat, 1 vegetable, 1/2 starch.

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    • lshaw
      Nov 17, 2018

      Great summertime fare and so colorful! Yellow and orange tomatoes are not easy to find however-- I was lucky at the store the day I made it. Love the dressing too!

    • dbrooke
      Jun 27, 2018

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    • aug2295
      Jun 16, 2018

      i really loved this healthy and easy to make salad. I used cilantro instead of basil because it's what I had.