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Favorite Mexican Salad


"This has been a favorite since my childhood! I liked it before I even would eat salad! It's always a huge hit and goes especially great with outdoor gatherings (i.e grilling, barbeques, etc.). My husband and I often make a huge salad and split it for our dinner. It's very flavorful, filling, and colorful. I am often requested to bring this to gatherings with friends."
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20 m servings 333 cals
Original recipe yields 6 servings


  • Calories:
  • 333 kcal
  • 17%
  • Fat:
  • 19.3 g
  • 30%
  • Carbs:
  • 30.4g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 11.4 g
  • 23%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 20 mg
  • 7%
  • Sodium:
  • 668 mg
  • 27%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Toss the romaine lettuce, tomato, green onions, avocado, and Cheddar cheese in a large salad bowl until thoroughly combined. Stir in the ranch-style beans. Just before serving, toss salad with the corn chips and Catalina dressing until salad is evenly coated.

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This has been a favorite of mine, to take to potlucks and picnics, for over thirty years!

This is awesome! My mom has been making this forever, but she never put the beans or shredded cheese in it, that's something I'll have to try (and instead of Catalina Dressing, she always put ma...

YUMMY! I dont need to say anymore. I woulden't change a thing, except I substituted some of the tomato for salsa for more of a kick.

Excellent! We needed to bring a salad to a Mexican-themed dinner. This was perfect! Everyone raved about the taste, and it was VERY easy to throw together. TOTALLY making this again!

My daughter made this to go with my birthday dinner (fried chicken, this salad, mashed potatoes and gravy, and corn... YUM!). The flavors are fabulous together! The only modification I suggest i...

Not only is this salad visually stunning, it tastes Incredible ! ! O M G!! I only had Bushes mesquite baked beans in the house so I used those. And this IS after all a Mexican salad so I used q...

I took this to a dinner party and it was a big hit ! I will definitely make this again ! It's a "keeper" !

Good and keeps very well.

REALLY GOOD Make sure you get corn chips. I was not familiar with them so I had to ask. They are good for this.. Catalina good and easy. Make as is