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Rainbow Layered Salad Recipe

Contributors: Romina Barritta de Defranchi, DTR

Published: March 4, 2018

Rainbow Layer Salad
Rebecca Clyde MS, RDN, CD

This salad has the colors of the rainbow and is made with handy ingredients such as canned corn. Twitter Logo


1 pint red grape or cherry tomatoes, quartered
1 cup shredded carrots
1 cup canned corn kernels
2 Hass avocados, peeled, pitted and sliced into thin wedges
1 cup thinly sliced red cabbage
1 cup crushed blue corn chips
Juice of 1 lime
Juice of 1 lemon
¼ cup olive oil
½ teaspoon salt
Freshly ground pepper to taste


Before you begin: Wash your hands.

  1. In a clear glass serving bowl, layer the tomatoes, carrots, corn, avocado wedges, red cabbage and blue corn chips in order.
  2. Make salad dressing by whisking together lime juice, lemon juice, olive oil, salt and pepper.
  3. Toss salad with dressing, or serve dressing on the side.

Nutrition Information

Serving size: 1 cup of salad with dressing
Serves 6

Calories: 285; Total fat: 21g; Saturated fat: 3g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 229mg; Carbohydrates: 27g; Fiber: 7g; Sugars: 11g; Protein: 3g; Potassium: N/A; Phosphorus: N/A

Romina Barritta de Defranchi, DTR, is a dietitian based in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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