Summer's Greatest Hits

By Gina Caputo

Summer's Greatest Hits

If you could put all of summer's greatest hits into a single bowl, this would be it. Juicy watermelon meets tangy pineapple meets sweet corn meets creamy avocado all partying together on a bed a hefty romaine lettuce and garbanzos with party favors in the forms of salty pepitas and cilantro leaves. As August slides into September, this is a One Bowl Wonder to celebrate summer's bounty and the delicious things in life.

Ingredients:

  • Head of Romaine lettuce, cleaned and chopped
  • Half a small watermelon, diced
  • Half a pineapple, diced
  • 2 ears of fresh corn, flash boiled and cut from cob
  • 1 can of garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed
  • Lemon vinaigrette
  • Avocado, diced
  • Sea salt
  • Black pepper
  • ¼ to ½ cup feta chunks, regular or vegan
  • ¼ cup salted pepitas
  • ½ bunch of cilantro cleaned and leaves removed and chopped

 Instructions:

  1. Place lettuce in a large salad bowl
  2. Add next 4 ingredients and toss with vinaigrette
  3. Add avocado, salt and pepper and gently toss once more
  4. Add feta chunks, pepitas and cilantro leaves on top
  5. Nom nom nom