Chopped Summer Salad with Strawberries, Avocado, Corn and Asparagus

We are ready for summer over here and this salad is summer in a bowl! It’s quick and easy to throw together and full of summer flavor. To make this a meal, try adding grilled chicken or shrimp and adding your favorite nut – we recommend pecans with this one. Enjoy!

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Summer, Salads, Quick & Easy, Dinner, Sides, Corn, Avocado, Strawberries, Vegetarian, Gluten Free
Course Dinner, Salads, Sides
Servings 4
Cuisine Mediterranean, Mediterranean Diet
Diet Gluten Free, Vegetarian


  • 1 ear of corn
  • 1 avocado
  • 1.5-2 cups strawberries quartered
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes halved
  • 1 english cucumber chopped
  • ½ pound asparagus chopped into 2 “ pieces
  • ½ cup fresh basil chopped


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1 lemon
  • 1.5 teaspoons light agave
  • 1 teaspoon dijon
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Garnish: feta cheese


  • Place corn in a microwave safe dish, add water to cover the bottom, cover with wax paper or parchment and microwave for 1-2 minutes. Once cool, slice kernels off the cob and place in a salad bowl. 
  • Chop the remaining ingredients: strawberries, tomatoes, cucumber, asparagus, and basil and add to the bowl.
  • Whisk together the vinaigrette ingredients, taste and adjust seasonings.
  • Toss salad gently with vinaigrette and garnish with feta cheese.
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