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Easy Throw Together Chopped Mexican Salad
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Easy Chopped Mexican Salad

A delicious chopped salad recipe perfect for anything Mexican! Also a great side dish in general. Simple, fresh ingredients, only 15 minutes. Gluten-Free. Healthy.
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Servings: 4
Calories: 218kcal


For The Salad

  • 1 cup romaine lettuce
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 green pepper
  • 1 red onion
  • ½ cup black beans
  • ½ cup corn
  • 2 roma tomatoes

For The Dressing:

  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • ½ lime
  • 1 pickled jalapeño (optional, deseeded)
  • ¼ cup cilantro (roughly chopped)
  • ½ teaspoon gound cumin
  • to taste salt and black pepper


  • Shred the romaine lettuce into very fine slivers and cut the avocado, green pepper and red onion into small cubes.
  • Add all the ingredients into a mixing bowl and toss until well combined. Season with salt and pepper to taste.


Tips and Tricks:

1. Omit the beans and corn for a Low-Carb and Keto-approved version. Still delicious and great with healthy Mexican meals.
2. Add a protein (cooked shredded chicken, ground, beef, shrimp, etc) to make it a meal.


Calories: 218kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 72mg | Potassium: 557mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1647IU | Vitamin C: 40mg | Calcium: 31mg | Iron: 1mg