Share:

Southwest Salads

Looking for recipes for southwest salads? Taste of Home has the best southwest salads recipes from real cooks like you, featuring reviews, ratings, how-to videos and tips.

Recipe Spotlight

Denise Ramey from Francesville, Indiana created this recipe by combining some of her favorite flavors and textures. Serve warmed tortilla chips on the side of this robust, crunchy pasta dish.
Get Recipe



More Southwest Salads

Sort:

Avocado Turkey Salad

Avocado Turkey Salad

Avocado Turkey Salad

Grape tomatoes and avocado chunks add pretty color and fresh flavor to this main-dish salad from our home economists. In a pinch, substitute half-and half or milk for the whipping cream, adding a teaspoon at a time until you get the desired consistency.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Greendale, Wisconsin

Slow Cooker Chicken Taco Salad

Slow Cooker Chicken Taco Salad

Slow Cooker Chicken Taco Salad

We use this super duper chicken across several meals including tacos, sandwiches, omelets and enchiladas. My little guys love helping measure seasonings. —Karie Houghton, Lynnwood, Washington

Southwest Iceberg Slaw

Southwest Iceberg Slaw

Southwest Iceberg Slaw

Leah Lyon of Ada, Oklahoma often rounds out a meal with Southwest Iceberg Slaw. "It's a cool, light and versatile side dish I created one day when I was trying to stretch my avocados," she says. "And friends rave about it no matter what vegetables I add!“ TASTY TIP: Try substituting other fresh garden vegetables in this salad or adding low-fat Mexican panela cheese for a light lunch entree, suggests Leah.
Advertise with us
ADVERTISEMENT

Taco Salad

Taco Salad

Taco Salad

This fresh-tasting salad is the perfect accompaniment to the zippy burritos. It's really quick to toss together.—Kathy Ybarra, Rock Springs, Wyoming

Layered Taco Salad

Layered Taco Salad

Layered Taco Salad

I invented this taco salad to make my kids happy. Make it with ground beef, ground turkey or ground chicken and it's equally good. —Betty Nickels, Tampa, Florida

Tex-Mex Spinach Salad

Tex-Mex Spinach Salad

Tex-Mex Spinach Salad

I’m new to jicama, a root vegetable that’s popular in Mexican and Southwestern cooking. It lends plenty of crunch to this no-fuss salad and blends well with the other zippy ingredients.—Deborah Williams, Peoria, Arizona

Chipotle Pepper Potato Salad

Chipotle Pepper Potato Salad

Chipotle Pepper Potato Salad

The next time you make potato salad, think outside of the picnic basket with this crunchy, munchy variation. There’s just a touch of chipotle kick.—Jennifer Walker, Denver, Colorado

Grapefruit Avocado Salad

Grapefruit Avocado Salad

Grapefruit Avocado Salad

Country Woman's Test Kitchen developed this pretty, refreshing salad, which pairs well with roasted meats and poultry. The avocado, red onion and garlic-mustard dressing complement the tart fruit beautifully.

Turkey Taco Salad

Turkey Taco Salad

Turkey Taco Salad

I discovered this taco salad while I was on a health kick. My husband and I love it now. When I served it at a family birthday party, everyone eagerly asked for the recipe. —Angela Matson, Amboy, WA

Fiesta Coleslaw

Fiesta Coleslaw

Fiesta Coleslaw

Coleslaw with a touch of heat makes a zesty side for barbecue chicken or pork. I also pile it on fish tacos and po'boys. —Fay Moreland, Wichita Falls, Texas

Black Bean Vegetable Salad

Black Bean Vegetable Salad

Black Bean Vegetable Salad

WHEN I had a large vegetable garden, I had fun creating recipes, depending on what was ready for picking. I've found this salad complements meat or fish entrees and can be served even if you have another vegetable as a side dish. -Mildred Sherrer, Bay City , Texas
Advertise with us
ADVERTISEMENT
Advertise with us
ADVERTISEMENT