Summer Sunshine Salsa: Avocado, Tomato, and Corn


Bask in the vibrant flavors of summer with our Summer Sunshine Salsa, featuring a refreshing blend of ripe avocados, juicy tomatoes, and sweet corn. This salsa is a colorful medley that's not only a feast for the eyes but also a delight for the taste buds. Perfect as a dip, a topping, or a fresh side, it's an ideal choice for picnics, barbecues, or as a healthy snack.

Summer Sunshine Salsa: Avocado, Tomato, and Corn

Preparation and Cooking Times

  • Prep time: 15 minutes
  • Total time: 15 minutes

Servings and Serving Size

  • Serves: 6
  • Serving size: 1/2 cup

Nutritional Profile (per serving)

  • Calories: 120 kcal
  • Protein: 2g
  • Carbohydrates: 15g
  • Fat: 7g
  • Sodium: 10mg
  • Fiber: 4g


  • Ripe avocados, diced: 2 medium
  • Fresh tomatoes, diced: 2 large
  • Sweet corn, cooked and kernels removed: 1 cup
  • Red onion, finely chopped: 1 small
  • Fresh cilantro, chopped: 1/4 cup
  • Lime juice: 30ml (1 fl oz)
  • Jalapeño pepper, seeded and minced: 1 small
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Detailed Method of Preparation

  1. Combine Ingredients: In a large bowl, mix together diced avocados, tomatoes, corn kernels, red onion, and minced jalapeño.
  2. Season: Add lime juice, chopped cilantro, salt, and pepper. Gently toss to combine.
  3. Chill: For best flavor, let the salsa chill in the refrigerator for about 30 minutes before serving.
  4. Serve: Enjoy this salsa with chips, over grilled meats, or as a standalone salad.

Tips for Culinary Success

  • Use ripe but firm avocados for the best texture.
  • Add a dash of cumin or smoked paprika for a smoky flavor.
  • For a sweeter salsa, include diced bell peppers.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Can I use canned corn?

Yes, but fresh or grilled corn adds a better flavor.

How long does this salsa last?

Best consumed fresh, but can be refrigerated for up to 2 days.

Can I make this salsa spicy?

Include some of the jalapeño seeds or add a hotter pepper.

Is this salsa gluten-free?

Yes, it is naturally gluten-free.