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Salad with mexican dinner

I'm bringing salad to a birthday dinner with my in laws. Any ideas for something simple and delicious?

asked by missb503 over 2 years ago

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Pegeen

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added over 2 years ago

You could also add about 1/2 cup chopped cilantro and a little crumbled queso fresco or feta cheese.

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Pegeen

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added over 2 years ago

Ceviche is a nice change but depends on whether it fits with the rest of your menu. Here's an easy Shrimp & Avocado Ceviche from Martha Stewart:
http://www.marthastewart...

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Pegeen

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added over 2 years ago

Here's another nice ceviche, on this site: "Classic Tex Mex Ceviche"
https://food52.com/recipes...

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added over 2 years ago

A Mexican chopped salad with Lime & Cilantro Dressing might work well.

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I also was going to suggest a salad using a cilantro lime vinaigrette! I'd use some romaine lettuce (chopped like for a chopped salad), thin sliced radishes, raw carrots, queso fresco and some charred corn. Some fried tortilla crisps could be added at the end to act as the croutons.

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added over 2 years ago

Rick Bayless has a whole chapter on Mexican inspired salads in "Mexican Everyday". Our favorite is the chayote salad. My wife wants it at least once a week. We use a bottled balsamic vinaigrette, so there are only 4 ingredients to prep.

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added over 2 years ago

shredded cabbage is pretty traditional. i always liked a citrus medallion salad as it also lends a cooling effect if food is spicy hot. a light cumin dressing is good.

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Just saw this, hopefully my reply is not too late :)
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