Everyday Mexican Salad Recipe

Everyday Mexican Salad Recipe

How To Make Everyday Mexican Salad

The avocados, tomatoes, and pumpkin seeds make this Mexican salad a filling dish. The cumin-lime dressing adds a welcome spice and acidity too.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Total: 15 minutes



For Mexican Salad:

  • 5ozmixed spring greens 
  • 1avocado ,ripe, peeled pitted and sliced
  • ½smallred onion ,peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1cupcherry tomatoes,halved
  • cupfresh cilantro,roughly-chopped
  • cuppepitas
  • ½cupcrumbled queso fresco ,or cotija cheese, optional

For Cumin-Lime Dressing:

  • 3tbspavocado oil ,or olive oil
  • 1tbspfresh lime juice  ,or red wine vinegar
  • ½tspfine sea salt
  • ½tsp ground cumin
  • ¼tspblack pepper,freshly-cracked
  • 1smallgarlic clove ,pressed or minced



  1. Whisk all ingredients together in a bowl (or shake together in a mason jar) until combined.  Use immediately or refrigerate in a sealed container for up to 3 days.


  1. Combine all ingredients in a large salad bowl, drizzle evenly with the salad dressing, and toss until evenly combined.  Serve immediately and enjoy!


  • Calories: 295.80kcal
  • Fat: 26.56g
  • Saturated Fat: 5.13g
  • Trans Fat: 0.13g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 14.85g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 4.53g
  • Carbohydrates: 10.56g
  • Fiber: 5.32g
  • Sugar: 2.71g
  • Protein: 7.84g
  • Cholesterol: 10.52mg
  • Sodium: 421.59mg
  • Calcium: 123.37mg
  • Potassium: 553.90mg
  • Iron: 1.80mg
  • Vitamin A: 196.45µg
  • Vitamin C: 17.17mg
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