Sep 23, 2012

Tex - Mex Avocado Salad

Today I am posting a simple salad with a mexican touch, where you will witness the whole mexican good stuff and don't feel like just eating the greens. While the black bean adds protein, corn gives the sweet touch, avocado for creaminess and tortilla strips adds the crunch, topped with spring onions for little spice and a dollop of sour cream makes it melts in your mouth. Here is the recipe, Enjoy!

Mixed Greens - 1 cup
Black Bean, Corn, red pepper Mix - 1/2 cup ( Frozen)
Avocado - 1/2 medium
Spring Onions - 2 Tbsp
Tortilla Strips - 2 Tbsp
Sour Cream- 1 Tbsp

Salad Dressing:
Olive Oil - 1 Tbsp
Lime Juice - 2 tsp
salt - 1/2 tsp
black pepper - 1/4 tsp
paprika - 1/8 tsp

Add Lime Juice to the Oil. Mix Salt, Black Pepper, paprika in a small bowl and the oil mixture. That makes your salad dressing Ready!

take a close peek...

  1. Take a medium bowl and arrange the mixed Greens as bottom layer.
  2. Thaw ( or heat in microwave for 1 or 2 min) the bean and corn mix. Add to the mixed greens.
  3. Top with Avocado cubes. Pour the salad dressing on top.
  4. Now top with Tortilla Strips, chopped spring onions and a dollop of sour cream.

Now Dig into to this wholesomeness and that makes your healthy dinner option tonight. Today as I have Mango handy, I have served with mango on the side. Hmm, that makes it more yummmm!

Tex-Mex Salad served with Mango

Note: This weekend we got our furniture shipment, so was busy with setting the house back again. After some time  as i unpack my new kitchen gadgets that I got from India, I will write a post on that.

Keep checking, until then take care



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