Vegan Taco Salad in a Tortilla Bowl

Jul 5, 2012 at 12:53 p.m. ET

If you're in the mood for Mexican but it's too hot to eat a heavy meal, try this vegan taco salad in a homemade tortilla bowl.

If you're in the mood for Mexican but it's too hot to eat a heavy meal, try this vegan taco salad in a homemade tortilla bowl.

Vegan Taco Salad

Serves 4

Ingredients:

  • 4 cups shredded lettuce or mixed greens

  • 1/2 red onion, chopped

  • 1 small red bell pepper, chopped

  • 2 cups vegan refried beans

  • tortilla bowls

  • 4 vine-ripe tomatoes, seeded, chopped

  • 1 cup sliced olives

  • 1-1/4 cups shredded vegan cheese

  • 1-1/2 cups guacamole

  • 1/2 cup vegan sour cream

  • 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh cilantro

  • 3 green onions, sliced (green and white parts)




Directions:

  1. In a large bowl, toss together lettuce, red onion, and bell pepper.

  2. Heat refried beans and spread 1/2 cup on the bottom of each of 4 plates. Set a tortilla bowl on the beans and press down to secure.

  3. Fill each tortilla bowl with lettuce mixture. Top with tomatoes, olives, cheese, guacamole, sour cream, cilantro, and green onions.

  4. Serve immediately.


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