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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

Ingredients

  • 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 (calculated without chips) equals 82 calories, 7 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 85 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 1-1/2 fat.

Directions

  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

Nutritional Facts

1/4 cup (calculated without chips) equals 82 calories, 7 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 85 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 1-1/2 fat.

Sparkling Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.

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Reviewed Apr. 1, 2014

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

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Reviewed Feb. 19, 2013

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

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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!"

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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)."

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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!"

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