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Mexican Salads

Healthy and Delicious Salads

South of the border salad recipes need never be boring. A lot of people might have never tried a local salad but not all Mexican food is spicy hot and served in a tortilla wrap! Popular ingredients for these salads include lettuce, cheese, tomatoes, garlic, beef and more. When the weather is hot, a salad is a great idea for a light lunch. You can serve these recipes alone or accompanied by cornbread or tortillas. Salads can be served as appetizers or entrees, depending on the ingredients and portion size, and traditional ingredients like kidney beans, avocado, and corn are often added to these recipes to add vibrant color as well as an authentic flavor of Mexico.

Types of Salads to Choose From

One of the most famous kinds of Mexican salad is the layered salad. This is typically made in a glass bowl or dish so that you can see each layer in the salad. Some dip recipes are made following the same principle because they look so tempting and colorful. In Mexico, lunch is the main meal of the day and dinner is usually a light snack, so a salad recipe would be a popular dinnertime option in a local home. If the weather is hot and you fancy something cool and light to eat, making a simple salad recipe might be the perfect way to satisfy your hunger.


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Christine Szalay-Kudra

Hi, I'm Christine, and I'm pleased to welcome you to AmazingMexicanRecipes.com. I have endeavored to gather as many delicious South of the border recipes here for you, including Mexican-inspired as well as traditional Mexican, and also some Tex-Mex and Mexican fusion dishes. Food is very important to our family's lives and Mexican food is certainly a favorite around here.

We have everything from appetizers and snacks to soups, drinks, entrées, and much more. You will find everything from mild dishes to super-spicy ones, simple recipes based on fresh ingredients up to more complex ones suitable for a dinner party.

Home cooks just starting out with Mexican cooking tend to be surprised how much of the emphasis is placed on using fresh ingredients and aromatic herbs and spices. Forget the typical ideas about Mexican food being all beans, cheese and beef (that applies a little more to Tex-Mex), take inspiration from authentic Mexican dishes based on fresh ingredients, and inject all your passion into cooking South of the border food, for perfect results every time.

Thanks for visiting,

Christine