Chef Tess' Sweet Corn and Avocado Salsa (Cowboy Caviar)

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Ingredients

1 ripe avocado, cut into 1/4-inch dice

3 tablespoons fresh lime juice

1 15 oz. can diced fire roasted tomato, drained

1 ½ cup fresh corn

1 cup cooked black beans, well drained

¼ cup green onion, chopped

1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and minced (for a hotter salsa, leave the seeds in)

1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro (2T dehydrated)

Coarse salt (kosher or sea) and freshly ground black pepper

1T Chef Tess Fajita Seasoning

Directions

Place the avocado in the bottom of a nonreactive mixing bowl and gently toss it with 3 tablespoons of the lime juice. Spoon the tomato on top of the avocado.

Add the corn kernels to the mixing bowl. The salsa can be prepared to this stage up to 2 hours ahead. Refrigerate it, covered.

Just before serving, add the jalapeño and cilantro to the mixing bowl and gently toss to mix. Taste for seasoning, adding more lime juice as necessary and season with salt and pepper to taste; the salsa should be highly seasoned.

Makes 2-3 cups.

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