Soups & Salads

Baja Salad

Posted: March 24

Time: 20 minutes

Yield: 6 servings

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Baja Salad is like a beam of West Coast sunshine in salad form! This salad is light, nourishing, and filled with hearty beans and crunchy tortilla chips! With sharp feta cheese, creamy avocado, and a tangy homemade dressing, you'll have a dish you won't soon forget. It only takes 20 minutes to whip up a Baja Salad, so you can have it whenever you need a little California experience!


For the salad:
1 (12-ounce) package romaine lettuce leaves
1 large tomato, diced
1 avocado, diced
1 pickling cucumber, diced
3/4 cup feta cheese, crumbled
1/4 cup red onion, diced
1/4 cup white corn kernels
1/4 cup black beans, cooked
1/4 cup crushed tortilla chips, or to taste
For the dressing:
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
salt, to taste
black pepper, to taste


Step 1

Place the romaine lettuce in a large bowl.

Step 2

Add the tomato, avocado, cucumber, feta cheese, onion, corn, and black beans, tossing to combine.

Step 3

Sprinkle the tortilla chips over the salad.

Step 4

Whisk the olive oil, lemon juice, cumin, salt, and pepper together in a bowl until a smooth dressing forms.

Step 5

Drizzle the dressing over the salad and serve.

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