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Veggie Taco Salad

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Veggie Taco Salad

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

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

Amount Measure Ingredient Features
3E+1 ml olive oil
or canola oil
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1 large onions
chopped
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355 ml corn
fresh
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4 large tomatoes
ripe
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355 ml brown rice
cooked
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433.5 ml/g black beans
1 can, rinsed, or you can use kidney or pinto beans
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15 ml chili powder
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7.5 ml oregano
dried
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1.3 ml salt
or to taste
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118 ml cilantro
freshly chopped
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118 ml salsa
prepared
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473 ml mixed salad greens
or lettuce
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177 ml monterey jack cheese
or pepper Jack cheese, shredded
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552 ml tortilla chips
coarsely crumbled
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1 x limes
wedges, for garnish, optional
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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.



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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 291g (10.3 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 23038% 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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