Avocado Salsa Recipe
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Avocado Salsa Recipe

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When I found this recipe, I was planning a party and thought it might be fun, different salsa to set out with chips. It was an absolute success. People love the garlic, corn and avocado combination. —Susan Vandermeer, Ogden, Utah
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES:28 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES: 28 servings


  • 1-2/3 cups frozen corn, thawed
  • 2 cans (2-1/4 ounces each) sliced ripe olives, drained
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, chopped
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 5 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 medium ripe avocados, peeled
  • Tortilla chips

Nutritional Facts

1/4 cup: 82 calories, 7g fat (1g saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 85mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 2g fiber), 1g protein Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fat.


  1. In a large bowl, combine corn, olives, red pepper and onion. In a small bowl, combine garlic, oil, lemon juice, vinegar, oregano, salt and pepper. Pour over corn mixture and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  2. Just before serving, chop avocados and stir into salsa. Serve with tortilla chips. Yield: about 7 cups.
Originally published as Avocado Salsa in Taste of Home October/November 1997, p29

Sparkling Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.

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randcbruns 231732
Reviewed Aug. 25, 2015

"Used this recipe for a family get together. It was hit and miss. I made the recipe as is.... which is something I rarely do. LOL! Next time I will tweak it with different seasonings and using lime juice instead of the vinegar. I think this has potential."

swinny 227615
Reviewed Jun. 8, 2015


anne_b 20787
Reviewed Apr. 1, 2014

"Absolutely wonderful but I used Lime juice and yes added fresh cilantro"

LiamsBabi 44317
Reviewed Feb. 19, 2013

"Served this at a shower and everyone loved it and wanted the recipe. Try it and you'll be hooked!"

Kristiana13 202396
Reviewed Feb. 15, 2013

"LOVED this recipe! Added black beans, cilantro and tomatoes and it was delicious, easy and crowd pleasing will definitely make again!"

grandmaof09 24481
Reviewed Feb. 3, 2013

"This salsa is delicious! I tweaked it a little because I just can't see salsa without tomatoes. So I added a can of Rotel (medium strength)."

Birramos 50742
Reviewed Feb. 1, 2013

"This is perfect as is. I didn't have to change anything. Served for a party and it was gone in no time. Get ready to give out recipes for this. Perfect for Superbowl party!"

bonnie.reider 24478
Reviewed Jan. 31, 2013

"This is absolutely delicious! I added a can of black beans, rinsed and drained, two chopped Roma tomatoes, and a handful of chopped cilantro. It's amazing!"

beverlytanner 15892
Reviewed Jan. 29, 2013

"I loved it but would like to know the nutritional diabetic values since I am a Type 1 diabetic I need to know what carb count there is so I know how much extra insulin to take."

vrdeboer 21750
Reviewed Jan. 29, 2013

"I haven't made it yet - but abhor the use of "diabetic friendly" without providing nutritional information!!!!!"

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