Tortilla Bowl Southwestern Salad Recipe

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Florence Mitchell Modified: March 22, 2022
Tortilla Bowl Southwestern Salad Recipe

How To Make Tortilla Bowl Southwestern Salad

Amp up your classic salads with this tortilla bowl recipe! Tender beans, corn, and crunchy veggies are served in a crispy tortilla for a healthy meal.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 30 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 4tspvegetable oil
  • 4large flour tortillas
  • 2romaine lettuce hearts
  • 2tomatoes
  • ½red onion
  • 2avocados
  • 1cupcorn,canned, rinsed and drained
  • 1cupblack beans,canned, rinsed and drained
  • ¼cupolive oil
  • ¼cuplime juice
  • 1garlic clove,minced
  • tspcumin
  • ½tspred pepper flakes
  • 3tbspfresh cilantro,chopped
  • ½tspsalt
  • ½tsppepper

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. Pour the vegetable oil, 1 teaspoon per bowl, into a medium 1.2-quart oven-proof bowls and rub around to coat the surface. Press each tortilla into a greased bowl.

  3. Bake for about 10 minutes, until golden brown. Let the tortilla bowls cool.

  4. Make 3 cuts lengthwise on each of the romaine hearts, remove the stems, and chop into smaller pieces. Rinse, drain, and place in a large salad bowl.

  5. Dice the tomatoes and add them to the bowl with the romaine. Dice the onion and add it to the salad.

  6. Cut the avocados in half, remove the pits, and dice. Add to the salad.

  7. Add the corn and black beans.

  8. In a small bowl or liquid measuring cup, combine the olive oil, lime juice, garlic, cumin, red pepper flakes, cilantro, salt, and pepper. Mix well.

  9. Pour the dressing over the salad and toss well. Fill each tortilla bowl with the salad.

  10. Serve and enjoy!

Nutrition

  • Calories: 744.98kcal
  • Fat: 39.28g
  • Saturated Fat: 5.43g
  • Trans Fat: 0.05g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 25.65g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 6.10g
  • Carbohydrates: 85.62g
  • Fiber: 20.30g
  • Sugar: 9.67g
  • Protein: 21.01g
  • Sodium: 775.07mg
  • Calcium: 229.82mg
  • Potassium: 1895.93mg
  • Iron: 6.82mg
  • Vitamin A: 585.37µg
  • Vitamin C: 32.11mg
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