Southwestern Salad Recipe

Looking for an easy Southwestern Salad recipe? Learn how to make Southwestern Salad using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by alyssamwbc

Makes 4 servings



This is a really flavorful salad that is a favorite in our household. It's full of good nutrients, without making it too "diet-ish". It's satisfying in households where you're trying to accomodate both dieters and non-dieters.

Recipe Ingredients for Southwestern Salad

6 cups Romaine Lettuce
2/3 cup Almonds, sliced
1 cup Sharp Cheddar Cheese, cubed
6 tablespoons Ranch Dressing

Corn & Black Bean Relish:
4 cups Tomatoe, diced
1/3 cup Onion, diced
1/3 cup Cilantro, chopped
1 cup Corn, drained
1 cup Black Beans, drained and rinsed

Recipe Directions for Southwestern Salad

  1. For Corn and Black Bean Relish, combine Tomatoe, Onion, Cilantro, Corn and Black Beans in separate bowl. Set aside

  2. In salad bowl, layer Romaine Lettuce, Cheese, Corn and Black Bean Relish, Almonds, and Ranch Dressing. Enjoy!

  3. ** For meat-eaters, try adding in boneless, skinless, grilled chicken!

Categories

Vegetables, Salads, American-Southwestern, Chill, No Cook, Quick

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 396.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
450
Calories from Fat
170
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
18.9g
29%
Saturated Fat
6.8g
34%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
30mg
10%
Sodium
326mg
14%
Potassium
1465mg
42%
Total Carbohydrates
50.8g
17%
Dietary Fiber
13.1g
52%
Sugars
9.6g
Protein
24.5g
Vitamin A 45% Vitamin C 44%
Calcium 34% Iron 23%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in phosphorus
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