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Mexican Salad Recipe
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Best Mexican Salad

Mexican Salad is made with beans, avocados, corn, tomatoes, cilantro, and spices! A healthy side dish for tacos, grilled chicken, and shrimp.
Course Main Course, Salad
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword Mexican Salad
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 298kcal
Author Catalina Castravet

Ingredients

  • 1 large head Romaine Lettuce rinsed, chopped, and dried
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes halved
  • 1 avocado diced
  • 1 English cucumber sliced
  • 1 small red onion thinly sliced
  • 1 15.25 oz can red beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 15.25 oz can sweet corn drained
  • 1 red bell pepper chopped
  • 1/2 cup black olives cut in half
  • 1/3 cup fresh cilantro chopped
  • 1 cup crumbled cotija cheese or feta cheese

Lime Dressing Ingredients:

  • 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • Zest of 1 lime
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper freshly ground

Instructions

Make the dressing:

  • First, combine all the dressing ingredients in a small bowl, stir to combine and set aside.

Assemble the salad:

  • Chop the salad ingredients and combine them in a separate bowl, except for the cheese.
  • Then, add the dressing and toss to combine.
  • Garnish with cotija cheese on top and serve.

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Nutrition

Calories: 298kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 22mg | Sodium: 666mg | Potassium: 631mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 10165IU | Vitamin C: 41.5mg | Calcium: 183mg | Iron: 2mg