Mexican Salad

Mexican Salad Recipe Ben's Original™
20 mins
12 items
2 servings
Add some colour and flavour to your week with this tasty Mexican salad. Top with a scattering of crispy tortillas!


  • Ben's Original™ Wholegrain Spicy Mexican Microwave Rice 250g
  • 1 jar chunky salsa
  • 1 can of pinto beans
  • 1 green pepper
  • 1 red pepper
  • 1 can of sweetcorn
  • ½ red onion finely chopped
  • 1 handful coriander leaves
  • 2 tortillas
  • 1 red chilli (very finely sliced)
  • 1 lime (juice and zest)
  • 3 tsps Olive oil

Ben's Original™ Wholegrain Spicy Mexican Microwave Rice


  1. 1
    Pre Heat the oven to 180C. Cut the tortillas into thin strips, lightly oil them and then place onto a baking tray, bake in the oven for 5-6 minutes for until crispy.
  2. 2
    Cook the pinto beans following the instructions on the can. Cook the Ben's Original™ Rice pouch according to pack instructions.
  3. 3
    Drain the can of sweetcorn and put a frying pan onto a high heat. Roast the corn in a hot frying pan for 3-5 minutes shaking the pan every couple of minutes.
  4. 4
    Finely slice the red and green pepper and set aside. In a small bowl add the finely sliced red chilli, juice and zest from 1 lime then mix together with the olive oil.
  5. 5
    In a large bowl add 3 tbsp of salsa, pinto beans, red and green peppers, sweetcorn, finely chopped red onions, Ben's Original™ Rice and combine it all together. Dress the salad with the chilli and lime dressing. Put two large handfuls of the salad into a bowl and finish off with a scattering of coriander leaves and crispy tortilla’s and enjoy!


Amount Per Serving 
  • Energy (kcal) 815.42
  • Dietary Fibre (g) 17.34
  • Protein (g) 25.53
  • Saturated Fat (g) 5.28
  • Sodium (mg) 1625.28
  • Total Carbohydrate (g) 119.91
  • Total Fat (g) 21.44
  • Total Sugar (g) 15.93
  • Energy (kJ) 3409.29
  • Added Sugar (g) 1.63