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Vegetarian Taco Salad with Lime Crema

A healthier taco salad with refried beans and delicious creamy lime dressing. Perfect for to-go lunches, with a deconstructed option for kids.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Lunch
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 4
Author: Jennifer Pallian


For lime crema dressing

  • 1/3 cup sour cream or full-fat greek yogurt
  • 3 tbsp mayonnaise
  • zest and juice of one lime
  • a generous pinch of salt

For salad

  • Shredded romaine or iceberg lettuce
  • Halved cherry tomatoes
  • Chopped avocado
  • Grated cheddar or marble cheese
  • Red onion
  • Refried beans
  • Tortilla chips to serve


  • To make lime crema, whisk all ingredients together and season well with salt.
  • Assemble all salad ingredients on a plate or in containers (keeping wet ingredients like tomatoes and avocado, beans and dressing separate until serving). Serve with tortilla chips.