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Southwestern Salad With Avocado Dressing

This southwestern salad with avocado dressing is a fresh and flavorful meal that's perfect for hot summer days. Packed with colorful veggies, protein-rich beans, and a creamy avocado dressing, it's a delicious and healthy option.

Tasty Team
97% would make again

Under 30 minutes

Southwestern Salad With Avocado Dressing

Under 30 minutes


for 5 servings


  • 1 avocado, halved
  • 1 clove garlic
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • ¼ cup olive oil (60 mL)
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 lime, juiced


  • 1 head lettuce, chopped
  • 1 cup chopped bell peppers (100 g)
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro (10 g)
  • 15 oz black beans (425 g), drained
  • ½ cup chopped red onion (75 g)
  • 15 oz corn (425 g), drained
  • ¼ cup chopped scallions (35 g)
  • ¾ cup chopped tomatoes (150 g)

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 342
  • Fat 17g
  • Carbs 44g
  • Fiber 12g
  • Sugar 8g
  • Protein 10g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. Make the dressing: Add the avocado, garlic, salt, pepper, olive oil, cilantro, and lime juice to a blender and blend until smooth.
  2. Make the salad: In a large bowl, combine the lettuce, bell peppers, cilantro, black beans, red onion, corn, scallions, and tomatoes.
  3. Pour the dressing over the salad and toss to combine.
  4. Enjoy!
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Southwestern Salad With Avocado Dressing