Take advantage of the end of summer with sweet corn and delicious ripe tomatoes with this easy side dish, perfect to go along anything you 're grilling! The dressing is creamy yet light, the perfect compliment.
Yield: 4 Servings
5 from 2 votes

Summer Corn, Tomato and Avocado Salad with Creamy Buttermilk-Dijon Dressing

Total Time: 15 mins
Course: Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Take advantage of the end of summer with sweet corn and delicious ripe tomatoes with this easy side dish, perfect to go along anything you 're grilling! The dressing is creamy yet light, the perfect compliment.

Ingredients

For the dressing (makes 3/4 cup):

  • 1 tbsp minced shallots
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard 
  • 2 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 6 tbsp 1% buttermilk
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • pinch black pepper

For the Salad:

  • 1 head romaine (chopped (about 5 cups))
  • 1 medium corn on the cobb (cooked and cut off husk*)
  • 4 to 5 large grape tomatoes (quartered)
  • 1/2 large avocado (3 oz, sliced)
  • 1/4 cup sliced red onion

Instructions

  • *Quickest way to cook the corn is put it in microwave 3 minutes with husk on, then let cool and peel.
  • Whisk all the dressing ingredients together.
  • Place lettuce in a large bowl, top with corn, tomatoes, avocado and red onion and drizzle with dressing.

Nutrition

Serving: 11/2 cups, Calories: 147kcal, Carbohydrates: 11.5g, Protein: 3.5g, Fat: 11g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 0g, Monounsaturated Fat: 0g, Trans Fat: 0g, Cholesterol: 1mg, Sodium: 137mg, Potassium: 0mg, Fiber: 3.5g, Sugar: 2.5g, Vitamin A: 0%, Vitamin C: 0%, Calcium: 0%, Iron: 0%
Freestyle Points: 3
Points +: 4