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easy Weight Watchers Mexican Chopped Salad for Freestyle

Weight Watchers Mexican Chopped Salad

This Weight Watchers Mexican Chopped Salad is delicious and filling. Bright and colorful salad for spring and summer.

Course Salad
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword dinner, main course, salad, side dish
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 18 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 224 kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 large ears fresh corn husks and silk removed
  • 1 Tbsp unsalted butter melted
  • 1 head iceberg lettuce chopped
  • 2 cups fresh arugula chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro finely chopped
  • 1 medium red bell pepper diced
  • 1/2 medium red onion, diced
  • 15 ounce can black beans rinsed and drained
  • 2 Tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • Sea salt and black pepper, to taste
  • 1 large lime cut into 8 wedges

Instructions

  1. Brush corn with melted butter and place on a pre-heated gas grill over medium direct heat, or indoors on a grill pan sprayed with non-stick cooking spray set over medium-high heat.
  2. Cook corn until kernels are slightly charred, rotating one-quarter turn every couple of minutes until each side is done.
  3. Remove from heat and slice kernels from cob with a sharp knife. Reserve kernels and discard cobs. Set aside.
  4. Add chopped iceberg, arugula, and fresh cilantro to a large salad bowl and toss gently to combine. Set aside.
  5. In a large mixing bowl, combine diced bell pepper, red onion, black beans, roasted corn kernels, lime juice, and ground cumin. Season with salt and black pepper, to taste, and toss gently to combine.
  6. Add the seasoned black bean mixture to the bowl with the chopped lettuce and toss gently to combine.
  7. Serve immediately with your favorite salad dressing. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Divide this salad evenly into 4 bowls. Each serving is ZERO points for the Blue and Purple myWW plans and is 4 points for the Green plan. It is hard to know an exact serving size because vegetable sizes vary SO much! To find your WW PersonalPoints please click here.

If fresh corn is not in season, substitute 1 cup prepared frozen sweet corn and skip the steps for grilling the corn.

Nutrition Facts
Weight Watchers Mexican Chopped Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 224 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 8mg3%
Sodium 429mg19%
Potassium 792mg23%
Carbohydrates 40g13%
Fiber 12g50%
Sugar 8g9%
Protein 11g22%
Vitamin A 2157IU43%
Vitamin C 58mg70%
Calcium 91mg9%
Iron 4mg22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. We are not nutritionist and this data was calculated via WP Recipe Maker to the best of our ability. Always check nutrition values yourself based on the ingredients you use.