Turkey Tortilla Salad

Culinary Setting
Meal Type
Cooking Style
Boneless Breast


3 tbsp chile powder

1 tbsp dried oregano

1 tbsp dried basil

1 tsp garlic powder

1 tsp sugar

1/4 tsp cayenne pepper

2 c tomatoes, medium dice and seeded

1 c frozen corn, uncooked, thawed and drained

1 c black beans, cooked, rinsed and drained

1 Each avocado, medium dice

1/2 c red onion, small dice

3 tbsp jalapenos, canned and minced

2 tbsp fresh lime juice

1/4 tsp salt

1 tsp garlic, minced

1 c sour cream

1 c mayonnaise

1 c cilantro leaves, finely chopped, packed

1/4 c fresh lime juice

1/2 tsp garlic powder

1/2 tsp salt

1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper


1 tbsp canola oil

6 c mixed salad greens, such as romaine, iceberg & spinach, cut & tossed

1/2 c corn tortilla chips

1 c Monterey Jack cheese, shredded

As needed tomato wedges




Mix together chile powder, oregano, basil, garlic powder, sugar and cayenne pepper.


Mix together tomatoes, corn, black beans, avocado, red onion, jalapenos, 2 tablespoons lime juice, salt and garlic. Refrigerate until ready to serve.


Whisk together sour cream, mayonnaise, cilantro leaves, 1/4 cup lime juice, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Refrigerate 1/2 hour to allow flavors to blend.



Brush turkey cutlets with a small amount of oil and coat with approximately 1 teaspoon spice mix per side.

Grill cutlets 3 to 4 minutes per side or until done or cook over medium heat in a sauté pan in a small amount of oil for the same time.  Cook until the internal temperature reaches 165 degrees F.


Place 1-1/2 cups chilled mixed greens on each chilled individual serving plate and top with 1 cup Southernwestern Salsa.

Cut turkey (one cutlet per serving) into julienne strips and arrange on salad.

Garnish with tortilla chips, shredded Monterey Jack and tomato wedges.

Serve dressing on the side.


Nutrition Facts

Total Calories 860

Calories from Fat 470

Total Fat 52 g

% Daily Total Fat 80

Saturated Fat 14 g

% Daily Saturated Fat 70

Cholesterol 780 g

% Daily Cholesterol 33

Sodium 780 mg

% Daily Sodium 33

Total Carbohydrates 42 g

% Daily Total Carbohydrates 14

Dietary Fiber 14 g

% Daily Dietary Fiber 56

Sugars 8 g

Protein 58 g

% Daily Protein 100

% Daily Vitamin C 100

% Daily Calcium 35

% Daily Iron 35