The ingredients of this easy-to-make recipe blend into a complex, fresh flavor that works well as a relish with chicken or fish, as a side dish or served with tortilla chips.
1/2 (15 ounce) can yellow corn, drained, or 2 ears cooked sweet corn cut from the cobs
1 (15 ounce) can black beans, drained & rinsed
2 medium-sized tomatoes, diced, or 1/2 (14.5 ounce) can diced tomatoes, drained
5 black olives, sliced
1/2 small red onion, chopped
1/2 yellow bell pepper, chopped
1/2 ripe avocado, diced
1/2 tablespoon cilantro, finely chopped
2 tablespoons lime juice
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/2 garlic clove, minced
Black pepper, to taste
Toss together the corn, beans, tomatoes, olives, onion, pepper, avocado and cilantro in a large bowl. In a separate bowl, blend together the dressing of lime juice, olive oil and garlic. Add the dressing to the tossed ingredients and refrigerate until serving time. Add black pepper, to taste.