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Mexican salad

Easy Mexican Salad


  • Author: Sonja Overhiser
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x

Description

This chopped Mexican salad is the best easy side dish for tacos and enchiladas! It’s topped with savory cilantro lime dressing and crunchy tortilla strips.


Ingredients

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Instructions

  1. If using, make the Crispy Tortilla Strips. Or, make them the day before and store in a sealed container in the pantry until serving.
  2. Make the dressing: Cilantro Lime DressingCreamy Cilantro Dressing (pictured), Chipotle Ranch, or Taco Salad Dressing (fastest!)
  3. Chop the vegetables: Chop the romaine. Thinly slice the red onion (follow the instructions at 1:30 of this video). Slice tomatoes in half. Thinly slice the radishes. Defrost the corn. Prepare any other add-on veggies as appropriate. Add a sprinkle of salt on the tomatoes, radishes, and corn to lightly season them.
  4. Serve: Place the greens on the plate and top with the vegetables (and tortilla strips, if using). Top with the dressing and serve. If making in advance, refrigerate the components separately; bring the dressing to room temperature before serving.
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Raw
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Keywords: Mexican salad