Mexican Corn Salad
Hereís an excellent side dish thatís sure to be a hit, no matter what the occasion may be Ė itís Mexican Corn Salad, and itís easy to make Ė as easy as one, two, three. Seriously, this spicy salad recipe really packs a punch. If you love Mexican food, youíll really want to give this one a try.
Why is this Mexican Corn Salad recipe so awesome? Well, aside from being easy to make, corn salad is also very good for us! And the way all of these delicious flavours blend together makes our mouths water, just thinking about it. Everything is chopped up fairly small, as well Ė as small as the corn kernels themselves Ė so, itís pleasing to the palate in more ways than one! Itís zesty and spicy and all of the textures just work so well together. What kinds of ingredients go into this particular Mexican salad recipe? Well, corn, of course! Weíll talk about that a little bit later. It also calls for avocado! We all know how delicious avocado is, and how important it is when it comes to Mexican food Ė like, holy guacamole, Batman! But do you have any idea just how healthy avocado is? Itís considered to be a superfood because itís just so chock-full of all kinds of vitamins, minerals, and other important nutrients. What kinds of nutrients? Well, letís see, thereís Vitamin B5, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Vitamin K, Folate, and Potassium! They also contain trace amounts of Vitamin A, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B3 as well as Manganese, Magnesium, Iron, Copper, Zinc, and Phosphorous!
There are so many health benefits associated with avocado that we canít go into great detail here, but do feel free to do a little research of your own. We will tell you that avocado is showing great results in current research studies, decreasing cholesterol levels and also the risk of heart disease.
What else goes into this tangy and irresistible corn and avocado salad? Well, garlic, of course! Thereís nothing like a little garlic to really spice things up and get the taste buds going, right? Just make sure everyone at the table eats it too, and all will be well! Like, avocado, garlic is incredibly good for you! It can really help you boost your immune system during cold and flu season, and itís also really good for the circulation, as well. And it simply marries together all of the ingredients in this Mexican salad recipe, so they all taste beautiful together!
Letís get back to the corn for a minute. It is the MAIN ingredient, after all. Corn is another wonderful food, and itís so easy to cook with. Whether youíre using fresh corn, right off the cob Ė truly this is the best choice if you can possibly swing it. Thereís nothing better than fresh corn! But you can also use canned or frozen corn if youíre in a pinch, no worries. Your Mexican corn salad will still taste really good.
Did you know that humans and corn go hand in hand? Well itís true. If it wasnít for us, corn would not exist Ė at least, not in the form we all know and love these days. Corn is a completely domesticated plant Ė it doesnít grow naturally in the wild, and it canít survive unless it has at least one human to take care of it. So, weíre grateful to those humans who have contributed to the growth of corn over the centuries, caring for it so well that itís still with us today. One thingís for sure, this highly-addictive Mexican Corn Salad would not be the same without it!
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