Recipe:Mexican Market Salad

Mexican Market Salad Recipe

A salad inspired by a trip to the farmers market and with Mexican flavours and plenty of crunch.




  • Organic romaine lettuce, chopped
  • 1 small pkg organic ground beef(about 2 cups)
  • 1 tsp dried each oregano, Chile powder, cilantro, cumin
  • 1/2 cup jicama, sliced into matchsticks
  • 1/2 cup tiny tomatoes , cut in 1/2
  • 1/4 cup dill pickles, chopped
  • 1/4 cup black olives, chopped
  • Green onions, finely chopped
  • Shredded cheese
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup Salsa verde


  1. Cook beef and spices in a frying pan on medium heat until beef is cooked through.
  2. Divide romaine lettuce into 2 bowls.
  3. Top lettuce with cooked beef.
  4. Add jicama, tomatoes, pickles, olives, green onions and cheese to each bowl.
  5. In a small bowl stir the sour cream and salsa verde together.
  6. Drizzle dressing over each salad.
  7. Serve.
  8. Enjoy!