No-Cook Summer Corn-Avocado Salad

Photography by Danny Kim; Food Styling by Ali Nardi
If there's one thing the East Coast does better than the West, it's corn. So, pairing creamy avocado with sweet kernels of corn might be the next best thing to guacamole in the summer — and it's far easier to prepare. Just toss in some black beans to make it a heftier meal.

Corn, Avocado & Lime Salad
Serves 2

Ingredients
1 ear fresh, sweet yellow or white corn
1/2 avocado, peeled, pitted, and diced
1/3 cup cooked or canned black beans, rinsed
2 tbsp chopped fresh cilantro
1 fresh lime, squeezed
Salt
Red pepper flakes

Instructions
1. Scrape the corn kernels off the cob and into a bowl.

2. Add the avocado, black beans, cilantro, and lime juice.

3. Season to taste with salt and red pepper flakes.
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