Mexican Salads

Classic Mexican ingredients can pep up a green salad into a fantastic main course, or just add spice to a side salad. Make your next salad a Mexican one.

Hot Mexican Potato Salad

Better Homes and Gardens

Picante sauce and lime juice give a kick to this potato salad. Cooking the potatoes in the microwave keeps the prep time under 20 minutes.

Mexican Chef's Salad

Better Homes and Gardens

When retesting this reliable main-dish salad recipe, likely a forerunner of taco salad but with ham and chicken rather than beef, Better Homes and Gardens Test Kitchen cooks thought it needed more zip. To replace the original one Anaheim pepper, an entire can of chile peppers is called for.

Spicy Beef Taco Salad

Better Homes and Gardens

Leftover sloppy joe mixture is transformed into a new meal with the addition of black beans, cheddar cheese, and taco seasoning. Pile it all over lettuce for a main dish salad.

Taco Salad

Better Homes and Gardens

Everyone's favorite Mexican dish is equally delicious in salad form. The tortilla cups are the perfect choice for an edible bowl to hold the cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, and taco sauce.

Skillet Toasted Corn Salad

Better Homes and Gardens

The corn for this side dish is cooked until golden brown and tossed with a light dressing and cotija cheese. Substitute with Parmesan, if you like.

Total: 30 mins

Warm Fajita Salad

Diabetic Living

With all of the classic Mexican flavors of fajitas, this dinner salad is better than takeout. Serve it up whenever a craving for spicy food hits.

Total: 35 mins

Layered Taco Salad

Better Homes and Gardens

For a spicier version of this pretty, tiered salad, use Monterey Jack cheese with peppers.

Chicken Taco Salad

Midwest Living

You're just 20 minutes away from serving this colorful, crowd-pleasing Mexican salad. Servings vegetarians? Try black beans instead of chicken.

Total: 20 mins

Turkey Taco Salad

Diabetic Living

Who needs dressing when the turkey, bean and salsa blend is so flavorful?

Total: 25 mins

Easy Corn and Bean Salad

Better Homes and Gardens

Using canned beans, frozen corn, and purchased salsa make this dish quick to prepare. Serve this refreshing salad on a lettuce leaf wrapped inside flour tortillas for a tasty and healthy lunch.

Southwestern Chicken and Macaroni Salad

Midwest Living

With just 6 flavorful ingredients, you can serve up this pasta salad for a quick weeknight meal. Try penne, small shells, or rotinia pasta instead of elbow if that's what you have on hand.

Fresh Mexican Salad Pizza

Better Homes and Gardens

Customize this Mexican pizza with your favorite bean, salsa and any vegetables you have hanging out in your refrigerator.

Black-Bean Toss

Fitness
Total: 25 mins
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