Super Greens Fiesta Salad and a Greens Giveaway!

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When I buy salad greens, I like buying organic. Last week, I had the chance to try some complimentary greens from OrganicGirl. This company specializes in making a variety of salad OrganicGirlblends and greens that are all organic, triple washed, and packaged in 100% recycled plastic packaging, which I think is great! I tried out a package of their Super Greens (a blend of baby red chard, baby tat soi, baby spinach, baby green swiss chard, and baby arugula), and a package of their Baby Spinach. I really liked these OrganicGirl greens–they were very fresh and tender, and worked great in the recipes I used them in. And I’ll be sharing these recipes with you!

And more good news–OrganicGirl will provide 5 giveaways of the same two packages of greens I tried out–so 5 of you can win these two healthy, tasty organic greens to try out for yourself! Organic Girl will send the greens directly to you, or you can receive coupons to get them from your local health food store if you prefer. See the end of the post for details on how to win!

Today I’ll share the Fiesta Salad recipe I made with the Super Greens. The giveaway will end on Wednesday evening at 8 p.m. (CST), and on Wednesday or Thursday evening, when I announce the 5 winners, I’ll share a recipe I made with the Baby Spinach.

I really like the variety of ingredients this Super Greens Fiesta Salad has! I found a recipe at Taste of Home and modified it a little, taking out some ingredients and adding in some other ones. I also used larger amounts, so this will make a big bowl of salad that serves about 8 people. If you need to make the salad a little ahead of time, don’t toss the dressing in until right before serving.

SUPER GREENS FIESTA SALAD by NancyCreative, adapted from Taste of Home

Makes 8 servings

  • 1 (5-ounce) container OrganicGirl Super Greens mix (about 4 well-packed cups; or substitute your favorite lettuce greens)
  • 1 1/2 cups frozen corn, thawed
  • 1 cup canned black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 medium tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 green onions, sliced
  • 1 (2.25-ounce) can sliced olives
  • 2 celery ribs, chopped
  • 2/3 cup salsa
  • 1/4 cup light sour cream or plain yogurt
  • 1/4 cup light Ranch salad dressing

In a large salad bowl, combine the salad greens, corn, black beans, tomatoes, green onions, sliced olives, and celery.

In a small bowl, combine the salsa, sour cream or plain yogurt, and ranch dressing; mix until well blended. Drizzle this salsa dressing over salad mixture and toss to coat. Makes about 8 servings.

Note: This dressing gives the salad a generous coating. If you or your family prefer a lighter amount of dressing, just use about 3/4 cup of the dressing mixture. Or, just toss all your salad ingredients together without the dressing and serve the dressing on the side.  You can also serve this salad with a vinaigrette if you prefer.

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OrganicGirlGIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED–winning comments were: #7, #10, #20, #24, and #33

Now for the Giveaway…if you’d like to enter to win two packages of organic greens–Super Greens and Baby Spinach–from OrganicGirl, leave a comment on this blog post between now and Wednesday evening, March 12, at 8 p.m. (CST)–the random drawings will be made from the comments on this post only (there will be 5 winners)! The winners will be chosen randomly via Random.org and announced on Wednesday or Thursday evening, March 12 or 13. Winners will be notified via email. Giveaway is limited to readers in the Continental U.S. and Canada.

NOTE: If you are a winner, your email will be given to OrganicGirl and they will contact you via email about getting your greens delivered to you. You have the option to have coupons for the product sent instead if you prefer. Winners who reside in Canada will only be able to receive the coupons.

First entry: Leave a comment on this post–it would be great to hear what your favorite greens are, or what your favorite salad is!

Bonus entry: If you are a new or existing follower or subscriber, you can leave one extra comment telling me the way (or ways) you are following.

I hope you all have the time to leave a comment or two for the chance to try out these OrganicGirl greens! And if you’re not sure where OrganicGirl products are available near you, there’s a store locator here to help you find one!

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33 thoughts on “Super Greens Fiesta Salad and a Greens Giveaway!

  1. Kathy

    I don’t usually keep recipes for salads, not because I don’t enjoy them, but I just put together whatever sounds good. This recipes sounds delicious! I definitely will be keeping and trying this one. I most often have baby spinach, regular spinach or kale.

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  2. Kathy

    I always read your blog after receiving your emails notifying me of new entries. I first found you through pinterest and knew immediately that I wanted to follow you. I always enjoy your posts.I’ve only been online since October and yours was my first blog.Thank you!

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  3. vdub613

    I love spring mixes. All the different colors/shades of green and flavors make the best salads.

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  4. vdub613

    I follow via email. And now that we’re eating healthier, I love the healthy options you post! Makes it exciting to try something new (like this salad recipe).

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  5. Barbara B.

    As I had said in a previous post, I love Cobb salads with interchangeable ingredients..So satisfying to line up all the items in columns..what can I say…always looking for new dressings to use.

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  6. ikkinlala

    That looks delicious!

    I don’t really have a favourite salad (or it depends on the season anyway), but I think spinach is my favourite green because it’s equally good raw and cooked – with other greens I have a preference for how to prepare them, but spinach is very versatile.

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  7. dealhousewife

    i can’t wait to try this very yummy looking salad! i love using the nutrient packed greens – spinach is great!

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  8. raluca berger

    I love organic girl salad! I purchase a variety all the time and definitely I will try your salad! thanks

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  9. tableofcolors

    Those salad mixes look great! I use baby spinach weekly and in the summer grow our own organic spinach and lettuce. Looking forward to planting some new varieties this spring!

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  10. TerryAnn Voynow

    I love spring mixes and spinach. I love to add escarole lettuce to many of my recipes and soups.

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  11. Bam's Kitchen

    I have been craving salads this week and your fiesta salad looks like a celebration of colours and flavours. Occasionally we get this organic brand in Hong Kong and I grab them when we can as we try to eat organic whenever we can. Have a super week. BAM

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