Crunchy Southwestern Ensalata

12 6 630
Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
2 min 4 min 2
Crunchy Southwestern Ensalata
Health Rating


1 cup Black beans, raw
1 cup Green cabbage (Shredded)
1/2 cup shredded Red cabbage
1 small Tomato (Diced)
1/4 small Red onion (Minced)
1/2 cup cubes Avocado
2 tbsp Cilantro (coriander), dried
1 nut Pine nuts, dried
2 tbsp Lime juice (fresh)
2 tbsp Olive oil
1 medium tortilla(s) Tortilla, gluten-free (sliced into thin strips)
1 tsp Sea salt (To taste)


1. Mix the black beans, cabbage, tomato, onion and avocado in a large bowl.

2. In another bowl mix 1 tbsp olive oil with pine nuts and tortilla strips, add sea salt and pepper to taste.

3. Heat a large skillet and add oiled pine nuts and tortilla strips.

4. Lightly brown them (about 4 minutes) and put on top the salad. Optional: ½ c of cooked high quality protein.

5. Whisk together the remaining 1 tbsp olive oil, lime juice, cilantro, sea salt and pepper and pour over salad.


Savor every bite!



are high in monounsaturated fatty acids which are great for heart health


are an important source of plant-based protein and very high in fiber


is helpful with digestion and contains vitamin C which is a very important antioxidant


Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 630
Calories from fat 195
Calories from saturated fat 28.2
Total Fat 21.7 g
Saturated Fat 3.1 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.8 g
Monounsaturated Fat 14.1 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 1361 mg
Potassium 1969 mg
Total Carbohydrate 85 g
Dietary Fiber 18.6 g
Sugars 6.3 g
Protein 24.0 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Fruit 0.1
Meat Alternative 2.4
Vegetables 5.4

Energy sources

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