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blueberry, cucumber and sweet corn salad

posted in: Dips & Spreads  |  Time:    |    Yield: 6 servings |    Tagged in: Summer  |   Print Recipe

Blueberries and corn are a long weekend necessity, and if you haven't tried this winning combination it is a MUST! The sweet, crunchy combination is to me, the epitome of summer. This dip should come with a warning...it is incredibly addictive and I promise it will become an instant favourite. Serve it with your favourite raincoast crisps® - this delish concoction will suit them all.

Pairs with: lesley stowe raincoast oat crisps oat and cranberry, lesley stowe raincoast oat crisps oat and rosemary raisin, lesley stowe raincoast oat crisps oat and seed, lesley stowe raincoast crisps® cranberry and hazelnut, lesley stowe raincoast crisps® fig and olive, lesley stowe raincoast crisps® rosemary raisin pecan, lesley stowe raincoast crisps® salty date and almond

Directions
  • STEP 1: Place corn, blueberries and chopped cucumber in a bowl.
  • STEP 2: Finely slice red onion and add to the bowl.
  • STEP 3: Chop coriander and add to fruit and vegetable mixture.
  • STEP 4: Gently add in the avocado. Season with sea salt and pepper.
  • STEP 5: In a separate container with a lid, add the chopped jalapeno, lime juice, olive oil, honey and cumin.
  • STEP 6: Shake well until combined and pour over the dip.
  • STEP 7: Let sit for ½ hour before serving.
  • Ingredients
    • 6 ears of sweet corn (fresh cooked corn is preferred, but 2 cups of frozen sweet corn can be used as a substitute)
    • 1 cup (250 mL) fresh blueberries
    • 4 baby cucumbers, cut into bite size quarters
    • 2 large avocados, skin removed and cut in chunks
    • ¼ of a finely chopped large red onion
    • ¼ cup (62 mL) chopped fresh cilantro
    • Sea salt and freshly ground pepper
    • 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and finely chopped
    • 2 Tbsp. (30 mL) lime juice
    • 2 Tbsp. (30 mL) olive oil
    • 1 Tbsp. (15 mL) honey
    • ½ tsp. (2.5 mL) ground cumin
    • 1 package of your favourite raincoast crisps® for serving