Wellness Wednesday: Garden Salad Tacos

Wellness Wednesday

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  • 3 bunches mixed greens (kale, chard, spinach, lettuce), chopped
  • 2 carrots, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 4 radishes, thinly sliced
  • 2 leeks, thinly sliced and washed
  • ½ bunch cilantro, chopped
  • 2 Cups Monterey Jack cheese, shredded
  • 15 Homemade Corn Tortillas

For the Vinaigrette:

  • ¼ Cup red wine vinegar
  • 1 clove of garlic, minced
  • ½ teaspoon cumin seed, ground with mortar and pestle
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • ½ Cup olive oil


  1. Set oven to broil and line a sheet pan with parchment paper.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, toss together greens, carrots, radishes, leeks, and cilantro.
  3. Place all vinaigrette ingredients into a small mason jar with a tight fitting lid. Shake,
    shake, shake, until all your ingredients are combined.
  4. Drizzle with vinaigrette and toss together.
  5. Arrange tortillas on a lined sheet pan. Sprinkle tortillas with jack cheese and broil in the
    oven until the cheese is melted, about 1 minute.
  6. Pile the salad on the tortillas.
  7. Serve and enjoy!

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