What's for dinner? How about a big bowl of southwest salad topped off with a balsamic vinaigrette!

Southwest Salad Recipe

Bright fresh crunch in an easy big salad! This southwest salad recipe takes just minutes to make and is topped with an simple homemade vinaigrette, this is an easy and delicious salad!
Course Lunch or Dinner
Cuisine Southwestern
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Calories 115kcal
Author Souper Chef Deb


  • 10 cups romaine lettuce or mixed greens
  • 1 14.5 oz black beans rinsed and drained well
  • 1 tomato cut into wedges
  • 1/2 cup black olives sliced
  • 1/2 bell pepper thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup cilantro minced
  • 1/4 red onion thinly sliced


  • Open the can of beans, rinse well under cold water and allow to drain completely.
  • Tear or dice the greens into bite sized pieces.
  • Slice the red onion and bell pepper.
  • Cut the tomato into small wedges.
  • Add everything to a large bowl and top with homemade vinaigrette.


Calories: 115kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 6g | Sodium: 549mg | Potassium: 809mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 443.6% | Vitamin C: 69.5% | Calcium: 10.1% | Iron: 15.2%