For the dressing:
4 tablespoons olive oil
6 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
1 teaspoon sugar, honey or maple syrup to taste
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
salt, to taste
pepper, to taste
juice from 1 lime, optional
For the salad:
6 ears corn, shucked
2 tablespoons olive oil
1/4 red onion
2 cups cherry tomatoes, sliced in half
1 avocado, cubed
1 cup spinach
Preparation1. Combine all the ingredients (except garnish) in a blender and process until smooth
2. Taste and adjust seasoning if needed.
3. Chill for at least 2 hours.
4. Serve with your choice of garnish.
Whether you have a bounty of berries from the market or some that are beginning to soften, making a fruit sauce, also called coulis (pronounced koo-LEE), is an ideal way to use them up. It's also a great way to freeze and then enjoy the fresh flavored sauce in the off season months.
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