Rating: 3.55 stars
11 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 5
  • 4 star values: 1
  • 3 star values: 2
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 2
  • 11 Ratings

Freshen up your south of the border supper by starting with a Mexican salad recipe. With avocado, jalapeno, jicama, and black beans, this taco salad recipe is far from boring.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Credit: Jason Donnelly

Recipe Summary

total:
30 mins
Servings:
6
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Fresh Taco Salad

Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Line a large serving platter with salad greens. In a medium bowl combine black beans, corn, jicama, and tomato. Spoon mixture over greens. Arrange avocado and chile pepper slices over bean mixture. Top with chips, salsa, and cheese. Drizzle with Cilantro Ranch Dressing.

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Because chile peppers contain volatile oils that can burn your skin and eyes, avoid direct contact with them as much as possible. When working with chile peppers, wear plastic or rubber gloves. If your bare hands do touch the peppers, wash your hands and nails well with soap and warm water.

Nutrition Facts (Fresh Taco Salad)

214 calories; total fat 9g; saturated fat 3g; polyunsaturated fat 1g; monounsaturated fat 3g; cholesterol 11mg; sodium 447mg; potassium 630mg; carbohydrates 29g; fiber 8g; sugar 4g; protein 10g; trans fatty acid 0g; vitamin a 972IU; vitamin c 17mg; thiamin 0mg; riboflavin 0mg; niacin equivalents 1mg; vitamin b6 0mg; folate 69mcg; vitamin b12 0mcg; calcium 151mg; iron 2mg.

Cilantro Ranch Dressing

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  • In a small bowl whisk together sour cream, buttermilk, cilantro, chives, lime juice, garlic, and chili powder.

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Reviews

11 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 5
  • 4 star values: 1
  • 3 star values: 2
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 2
Rating: Unrated
02/24/2014
This looks amazing! !!! I'd like to top it with marinated, grilled chicken too :P