Mexican Walnut Salad with Crumble

Posted in Food on October 28, 2016

Tracy has created a stunning play on the side-salad with this – which I think tastes so good it can be brilliant for a meal on its own on a summer’s day! The dressing is what makes it, so don’t miss that part! Enjoy with the rest of her Mexican feast xxx

Walnut Salad

2 cups cos lettuce
1/2 cup tomato, diced
1/2 cup avocado, diced
1/4 cup walnut crumble and top with the Vinaigrette ( see below for both)

Combine the cos, tomato and avocado. Toss with the viniagrette and top with the walnut crumble.

Serve along side of the tacos.

Walnut Crumble

1 cup walnuts
3/4 teaspoon cumin
1/2 teaspoon chilli powder
dash of chipotle powder (or smoked paprika for less heat)
handful of coriander, fresh
salt and pepper for seasoning
1/2 tablespoon water
juice of 1/2 a lime

Add all ingredients to a food processor and process lightly into a crumbly texture. If you go too far it could become nut butter!


1/4 cup avocado
1/8 cup lime juice
1 Tablespoon water
1/2 clove garlic
1/2 Tablespoon agave
1/2 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
1/8 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
1/8 teaspoon ground coriander
dash of child powder
dash of chipotle powder
couple sprigs of fresh coriander

Blend all together in a big speed blender or food processor. This is what makes the salad, so don’t miss it!! It is sooo good you can use it on other meals you make too!

Mexican Walnut Salad


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