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Receta Cinco De Mayo And Veg. Mexican Taco Salad

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A Very Happy Cinco De Mayo to all the readers out there!!!! One More reason to enjoy Mexican fiest, here it is !!!!!
A quick and healthy, after school veg. Mexican snack/lunch/or even a better dinner idea for warm weather now-a-days is famous in my house, which also gives you lot of time to enjoy outdoors with kids/other activities. I have incorporated this dish with organic whole corn low sodium tortilla chips, mashed beans instead of using refried high sodium, high cholesterol beans minus lard* with lots of lettuce, tomatoes, scallions, guacamole, skimmed cheese & a dash of hot sauce, everything UNDER 15 MINS.

Tiempo de Prep:
Raciónes: 2


Cost per serving $0.89 view details
  • Organic corn tortilla chips (spread in the dish, use as per need)
  • 1 C boiled, mashed kidney/pinto beans minus lard* (vegetarian)
  • 1 Tbsp Taco seasoning
  • 2 C lettuce, finely shredded
  • 1/2 C tomatoes, finely chopped
  • 1/2 C scallions, finely chopped
  • 2-3 Tbsp of guacamole, freshly prepared
  • 2-3 Tbsp beaten yogurt or sour cream
  • Few drops of lemon juice
  • Salt & pepper
  • Hot sauce of your choice, I used Ortega Hot Sauce
  • 1/4 C Authentic 4 cheese mexican, finely shredded


  1. Method:
  2. 1.. Add water and salt to mashed kidney/pinto beans along with taco seasoning and bring it to pouring/dropping consistency.
  3. 2.. Spread chips in the serving dish, with a help of spoon, drop the bean mixture over these chips
  4. 3.. Now, layer it with some lettuce, tomatoes, scallions, guacamole, lemon juice, beaten yogurt, cheese & a dash of hot sauce.
  5. 4.. Sprinkle salt & pepper if desire..and its ready to eat..
  6. Note: Lard*: Lard is made of rendered and clarified pork fat, which means high cholesterol content, but no trans fatty acids.
  7. Substitue of Lard: Equal amount of vegetable oil/ butter for better flavor.


Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 204g
Recipe makes 2 servings
Calories 159  
Calories from Fat 21 13%
Total Fat 2.51g 3%
Saturated Fat 0.67g 3%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 2mg 1%
Sodium 129mg 5%
Potassium 635mg 18%
Total Carbs 26.43g 7%
Dietary Fiber 7.8g 26%
Sugars 3.22g 2%
Protein 9.61g 15%
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