Mexican salad with tortilla croutons

Mexican salad with tortilla croutons

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Prep: 10 mins Cook: 12 mins


Serves 4
Black beans make a great salad base - mix them with avocado, tomatoes and coriander Latin American style

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal337
  • fat14g
  • saturates3g
  • carbs42g
  • sugars5g
  • fibre9g
  • protein11g
  • salt0.4g
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  • 3 flour tortilla, cut into crouton-sized pieces
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
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  • 1 tsp Cajun or Mexican seasoning mix
  • 1 iceberg lettuce, shredded
  • 400g can black bean, rinsed and drained
  • 200g pack cherry tomato, halved
  • 2 avocado, stoned, peeled and sliced



    Although it's technically a fruit, the mild-flavoured avocado is used as a vegetable. Native…

  • juice 1 lime



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  • ½ bunch coriander, leaves only


  1. Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Place the tortilla pieces on a baking tray, toss with the oil and the seasoning mix, then cook for 10-12 mins until crisp. In a large bowl, toss the iceberg, beans and tomatoes. Toss the avocado in the lime juice and add to the bowl.

  2. Drizzle over your chosen dressing and toss to coat all the ingredients. Top with the croutons and coriander, then serve.

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Comments (1)

chef-kymothy's picture

Wow! even my fussy cousin likes it! It must be good! :)

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