Carb Smart Fiesta Beef Salad
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Carb Smart Fiesta Beef Salad

Carb Smart Fiesta Beef Salad

with Charred Corn Salsa and Chipotle Crema

Sweet, spicy and tangy flavours hold court in this recipe! Ground beef is sautéed in smoky Tex-Mex paste, then tossed over fresh spring mix studded with charred corn and tomato salsa. A cooling chipotle crema brings a welcome brightness!

Carb Smart

Produced in a facility that processes milk, sesame, eggs, fish, shellfish, crustaceans, mustard, tree nuts, peanuts, wheat, soybean and sulphites.

Preparation Time25 minutes
Cooking Time


serving amount

250 g

Ground Beef

42.5 g

Tortilla Chips

113 g

Spring Mix

113 g

Corn Kernels

1 unit


1 unit

Red Onion

1 unit

Green Onion

1 unit


3 tbsp

Sour Cream

(Contains Milk)

2 tbsp

Chipotle Sauce

(Contains Egg, Milk, Mustard, Soy)

1 tbsp

Ginger-Garlic Puree

(Contains Mustard)

1 tbsp

Rice Vinegar

(Contains Sulphites)

Not included in your delivery

¼ tsp


1.5 tbsp


¼ tsp


¼ tsp



Nutrition Values

Calories690 kcal
Fat42 g
Saturated Fat12 g
Carbohydrate48 g
Sugar16 g
Dietary Fiber6 g
Protein32 g
Cholesterol85 mg
Sodium1150 mg
Trans Fat0.5 g
Potassium1200 mg
Calcium150 mg
Iron4 mg
Due to the different suppliers we purchase our products from, nutritional facts per meal can vary from the website to what is received in the delivered box, depending on your region.


Large Bowl
Measuring Spoons
Baking Sheet
Medium Bowl
Large Non-Stick Pan
Small Bowl



Before starting, preheat the broiler to high. Wash and dry all produce. Peel, then cut red onion into 1/4-inch pieces.Zest, then juice lemon.Cut tomato into 1/2-inch pieces.Thinly slice green onion.Add vinegar, 1/4 tsp (1/2 tsp) sugar and 1 tbsp (2 tbsp) oil to a large bowl. Season with salt and pepper, then stir to combine. (NOTE: This is your dressing.)

Char corn

Add corn, red onions and 1/2 tbsp (1 tbsp) oil to an unlined baking sheet. Season with salt and pepper, then toss to coat. Broil in the middle of the oven, stirring halfway through, until lightly charred, 6-7 min.Transfer veggies to a medium bowl.

Cook beef

Meanwhile, heat a large non-stick pan over medium-high heat.When hot, add beef to the dry pan. Cook, breaking up beef into smaller pieces, until no pink remains, 4-5 min.** Add Tex-Mex paste and 2 tbsp (4 tbsp) water. Cook, stirring frequently, until fragrant, 30 sec.Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Make salsa and crema

Meanwhile, add tomatoes, half the green onions and 2 tsp (4 tsp) lemon juice to the medium bowl with veggies. Season with salt and pepper, then stir to combine.Add chipotle sauce, sour cream and lemon zest to a small bowl. Season with salt and pepper, then stir to combine.

Finish and serve

Cut one corner of the pack of tortilla chips. Lightly crush half the chips (use all for 4 ppl).Add spring mix to the large bowl with dressing. Toss to coat.Divide salad between plates.Top with beef, corn salsa and crushed chips.Dollop with chipotle crema and sprinkle remaining green onions over top.

Modularity step (under step 3)

If you've opted to get beef, cook it in the same way the recipe instructs you to cook the pork.**

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