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Recipe for an easy low calorie Mexican salad

Easy Everyday Mexican Salad


  • Author: Erin Browne
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 10 mins
  • Yield: 4 salads 1x

Ingredients

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  • Cumin Lime Dressing
  • 6 TBS olive oil
  • 2 TBS lime juice
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp fresh ground black pepper
  • 2 clove of garlic, minced
  • Easy Mexican Salad
  • 8 cups of chopped romaine lettuce
  • 12 oz baked or grilled chicken breast, diced - warm or cold
  • 1 can of low-sodium black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can whole kernel corn, drained
  • 4 large eggs, boiled, peeled, and chopped
  • 8 TBS medium salsa
  • 4 TBS raw pumpkin seeds (pepitas)
  • Optional toppings: crumbled queso fresco or crumbled tortilla chips

Instructions

  1. Make the dressing by combining all ingredients into a jar, securing the lid, and shaking to combine. Alternatively, you can place all ingredients into a bowl or glass and whisk.
  2. Evenly distribute the salad ingredients into 4 large salad bowls. Drizzle a small amount of the dressing on each salad or serve it on the side.
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