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Tortilla Bowl Southwestern Salad

A crispy tortilla bowl is filled with a colorful blend of greens, beans, corn, and avocado, then topped with a zesty lime dressing and a sprinkle of cheese for a filling and flavorful salad.

Tasty Team
May 15, 2023
Tortilla Bowl Southwestern Salad

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for 4 servings

  • 4 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 4 large flour tortillas
  • 2 romaine lettuce hearts
  • 2 tomatoes
  • ½ red onion
  • 2 avocados
  • 1 cup corn (175 g), canned, rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup black beans (170 g), canned, rinsed and drained
  • ¼ cup olive oil (60 mL)
  • ¼ cup lime juice (60 mL)
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • ⅛ teaspoon cumin
  • ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 3 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 530
  • Fat 32g
  • Carbs 54g
  • Fiber 13g
  • Sugar 6g
  • Protein 10g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C).
  2. Pour the vegetable oil (1 teaspoon per bowl) into 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.
  6. Dice the onion and add it to the salad.
  7. Cut the avocados in half, remove the pits, and dice. Add to the salad.
  8. Add the corn and black beans.
  9. 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.
  10. Pour the dressing over the salad and toss well.
  11. Fill each tortilla bowl with the salad.
  12. Enjoy!
Tortilla Bowl Southwestern Salad

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