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Southwest Salad on an oval serving dish

Southwest Salad

Sweet corn, bright red peppers, crunchy romaine, tender mango -- this Southwest Salad is a feast for adults and even gets a thumbs up from kids!
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword How do I make Southwest Salad, How to make Southwest Salad, Southwest Salad, Southwest Salad Recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 307kcal
Author Kathleen



  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/3 cup fresh lime juice
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 5 garlic cloves minced
  • pinch crushed red pepper flakes


  • 12 cups romaine lettuce torn
  • 1/2 red onion thinly sliced
  • 1 tomato chopped
  • 1 sweet red pepper julienned
  • 1 cup frozen corn thawed and cooled
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro chopped
  • 1 avocado sliced
  • 1 mango chopped


  • Make the dressing by adding all ingredients to a jar with a tight-fitting lid. Shake well to combine.
  • Add all salad ingredients to a large salad bowl and toss to combine. Toss with dressing to taste right before serving.


Serving: 1/4 of the recipe | Calories: 307kcal | Carbohydrates: 43g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 274mg | Potassium: 1015mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 14237IU | Vitamin C: 83mg | Calcium: 74mg | Iron: 2mg