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Tex Mex Salad with Easy Avocado Dressing

Tex Mex Salad with Easy Avocado Dressing

Serves: 2

Category: Salads, Dressings, Dips and Sauces

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Beat the heat with this hearty but super simple salad. It’s perfect for a lazy summer 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.

Calories 380; Protein 17 g; Carbohydrates 59 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; Zinc 3.4 mg; Selenium 3.7 ug

Comments (3):


Elaine Garces

04/29/2016 09:21 AM

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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.