Mexican salad

This fresh, vibrant salad is a perfect accompaniment to any Mexican meal, shared BBQ or for lunch either in a wrap or with your favourite protein.


  • 1/2 iceburg lettuce shredded *
  • 1 carrot grated
  • 1 capsicum finely chopped
  • 1 apple finely chopped
  • 1 tomato diced
  • 1 cup of frozen corn kernels defrosted **
  • 1/2 bunch of finely chopped fresh coriander
  • 1 handful of cauliflower finely chopped
  • 1 lime juiced
  • 1 Tb extra virgin olive oil
  • sprinkling of ground sea salt


  1. Place lettuce, carrot, capsicum, apple, tomato, corn, coriander, and cauliflower into a large bowl.
  2. Add lime, olive oil and salt just before serving and toss lightly.
  3. Taste and adjust lime, salt, olive oil to taste.
  4. Optional: Top with fresh coriander, fresh chili and or lime wedges


*use a plastic knife (not metal) to prevent lettuce from browning.

**Corn is quickly defrosted when rinsed in cold water for a minute or two

Other Mexican Recipes on this site include:

Taco Mince
Taco Mince

Red Cabbage & Apple Slaw
Red Cabbage & Apple Slaw

Slow Cooked Mex Beef

Mexican Chicken


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