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    Mexican Salad

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    mersaydees's Note:

    Based on a recipe from House of Finland’s cookbook from San Diego, California, Our Best Home Cooking. This is my youngest stepson’s favorite salad. Add cooked chicken and serve with quesadillas for a meal.

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    • 1 small head lettuce, shredded
    • 1 tomato, cut into small pieces
    • 1 cup cheddar cheese, grated
    • 1 (14 1/2 ounce) can ranch style beans, well drained
    • Fritos corn chips, original style corn ships
    • Catalina dressing
    • hot salsa (optional)


    1. 1
      In a bowl, mix first 4 ingredients together until well tossed and combined.
    2. 2
      Add corn chips avoiding heavy mixing to keep from crushing the chips.
    3. 3
      Toss in Catalina dressing with hot salsa (if using) just before serving or serve it/them separately to taste.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on November 16, 2013


      Wonderful...made this for our lunch and for our company and what an easy, quick and tasty salad. I used homemade catalina dressing, added some red onion slivered and followed the rest of the instructions. Thank you for posting. Made for Aussie/NZ Recipe tag game.

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    • on September 06, 2013


      What's not to love about this recipe? It makes a great taco salad. I substituted ranch dressing for catalina and we just loved it! Thanks for posting. Made for Aussie recipe swap.

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    • on August 09, 2012


      Good salad! Super simple, quick, and tasty. Loved the beans in this too. Thanks mersaydees for sharing. Made for ZWT8 - Mexico/Tex Mex.

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    Nutritional Facts for Mexican Salad

    Serving Size: 1 (188 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 219.3
    Calories from Fat 94
    Total Fat 10.4 g
    Saturated Fat 6.1 g
    Cholesterol 29.6 mg
    Sodium 922.2 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 18.9 g
    Dietary Fiber 4.7 g
    Sugars 6.3 g
    Protein 12.4 g

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