Tex Mex Salad with Easy Avocado Dressing


Category: Salads

Keep things chill with this hearty but super simple salad. It’s perfect for a lazy summer (or anytime) supper!

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For the Dressing:
1 ripe avocado, peeled, pit removed
1/2 lime, juiced
1 small clove garlic, chopped
1 tablespoon nutritional yeast
pinch cayenne pepper, or more to taste
For the Salad:
6 cups romaine lettuce, chopped
4 cups mixed baby greens
1 cup cooked black beans
1 cup frozen, thawed corn kernels
1 medium tomato, chopped
1/4 cup chopped red onion


Place dressing ingredients in a blender or food processor and blend until smooth.

Combine salad ingredients in a large bowl and toss with desired amount of dressing.

My Notes: (Click Edit to enter your notes about this recipe)

Serves 2

Per Serving:

Calories 380
Protein 17 g
Carbohydrates 59 g
Sugars 5 g
Total Fat 12.5 g
Saturated Fat 1.8 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 41 mg
Fiber 20.2 g
Beta-Carotene 10236 ug
Vitamin C 35 mg
Calcium 121 mg
Iron 5.3 mg
Folate 427 ug
Magnesium 148 mg
Potassium 1538 mg
Zinc 3.4 mg
Selenium 3.7 ug

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Elaine Garces

04/29/2016 09:21 AM

Rated this recipe:

This is so delicious! Clean and bright! Quick and easy! A keeper. Thank you!


09/12/2016 01:32 PM

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Mine turned out bland :(


07/31/2017 01:09 AM

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I liked this salad quite a bit.  Lots of flavor.  Make sure you use fresh ingredients to get the flavors to pop.


03/09/2022 12:44 PM

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Made per recipe and added red pepper strips and sliced green onion. A keeper.

This comment was last edited on 03/09/2022 12:44 PM


02/04/2023 07:19 PM

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How long does the dressing keep in the fridge once made?

Linda P. replies:

02/17/2023 02:50 PM

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Stored in the refrigerator, in an air-tight container, it should last for 2-3 days.