Mexican salad

Makes 8 large salads or 16 side salads
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Mexican salad in a wooden bowl with ingredients in the background
g Best choice Main meal
  1. Preheat oven to 180°C
  2. Place pita squares on a lined oven tray and roast for 15 minutes.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, combine all ingredients except the pita bread, and toss lightly to mix.
  4. Serve in bowls, sprinkled with the pita bread croutons on top and a dollop of yoghurt.

Options include:

Turn this salad into a burrito for secondary school students! Simply add a few spoonfuls of the salad to a wholemeal pita, or wrap bread and drizzle with yoghurt before wrapping it up.

Recipe tips

  • This salad can be served as a side salad to chicken or fish pieces to ‘green up’ the meal.

Written and reviewed by dietitians and nutritionists at Nutrition Australia, with support from the Victorian Government.

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