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Veggie Taco Salad

 
Veggie Taco Salad
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Simple dish made with fresh corn, tomatoes and brown rice, and well seasoned with dried herbs, fresh cilantro and salsa!

Yield

6

servings

Prep

10

min

Cook

25

min

Ready

38

min

Low Cholesterol, Trans-fat Free, High Fiber
 

Ingredients

2 tablespoons olive oil
or canola oil
1 large onions
chopped
1 ½ cups corn
fresh
4 large tomatoes
ripe
1 ½ cups brown rice
cooked
*
15 ounces black beans
1 can, rinsed, or you can use kidney or pinto beans
1 tablespoon chili powder
1 ½ teaspoons oregano
dried
¼ teaspoon salt
or to taste
½ cup cilantro
freshly chopped
½ cup salsa
prepared
2 cups mixed salad greens
or lettuce
*
¾ cup monterey jack cheese
or pepper Jack cheese, shredded
2 ⅓ cups tortilla chips
coarsely crumbled
*
1 x limes
wedges, for garnish, optional
*

Directions

Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat.

Add onion and corn; cook, stirring, until the onion begins to brown, about 5 minutes.

Coarsely chop 1 tomato.

Add it to the pan along with rice, beans, chili powder, 1 teaspoon oregano and ¼ teaspoon salt.

Cook, stirring frequently, until the tomato cooks down, about 5 minutes. Let cool slightly.

Coarsely chop the remaining 3 tomatoes.

Mix with cilantro, salsa and the remaining ½ teaspoon oregano in a medium bowl.

Toss mixed greens in a large bowl with the bean mixture, half the fresh salsa and ½ cup cheese.

Serve sprinkled with tortilla chips and the remaining cheese, passing lime wedges and the remaining fresh salsa at the table.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

Reviews

+6

about 7 years

Another flavorful salad recipe, followed the recipe, didn't make any change, only salsa we used homemade one, and used the corn tortillas to make the lime-chili chips, and it was very tasty, next time when we have company to come over, I will make this salad to impress them!!

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 291g (10.3 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 23038% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 15%
Saturated Fat 4g 18%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 13mg 4%
Sodium 550mg 23%
Total Carbohydrate 9g 9%
Dietary Fiber 9g 35%
Sugars g
Protein 22g
Vitamin A 31% Vitamin C 38%
Calcium 16% Iron 14%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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