Taco Tuesday Treat

By: Desmonae Flowers ( ADASHOFDES)

These festive salads are good for Taco Tuesday, served as an appetizer or lunch as it is filling and healthy. The ingredients are layered for a new flavor in every bite.

Preperation Cook Time Total Time Servings 15 Min 32-36 Min 47-51 Min 6


  1. 2 cups quinoa White or Tri-Colored (rinsed)

  2. 3 large ears of Corn

  3. 2 cans Black Beans

  4. 1 cup diced fire roasted tomatoes

  5. ⅓ cup diced red onions

  6. 1 lb. Jumbo Shrimp (peeled and devained)

  7. Cilantro for Garnish

  8. 2 tbsp fresh lime juice

  9. 2 cups of quacamole

  10. ½ cup Fresh ground black pepper and kosher salt mixed

  11. 2 cloves of minced garlic

  12. 1 tbsp of extra-virgin olive oil

  13. ½ cup Asiago Cheese

  14. 6 Small elevated bowls (Walmart, Party City or Dollar Tree)


  1. In a small saucepan bring two ½ cups of water to a boil. Add the quinoa, reduce heat and let simmer for 15 minutes until tender and most of the water will dissolve. Drain and let cool.

  2. In a cast iron skillet or flat top heat to 350 F and grill corn for 5-7 minutes on each side and let cool. Cut kernals off the cob.

  3. Place a pound of shrimp in 350 F cast iron skillet or on a flat top and grill until pink 7-8 and season with 2 tbsp of salt and pepper. Remove for heat

  4. In a small saucepan heat up beans on medium heat for 5-6 minutes and remove from heat.

  5. Heat 1 tbsp of olive oil and garlic in a pan on medium heat until garlic is aromatic 5-7 minutes. Toss shrimp in mixture.

  6. At the bottom of the elevated bowls place ⅓ cup of guacamole, next layer with ¼ cup of black beans, ¼ cup of corn, ⅓ cup of quinoa, the last layer will be a little of everything tsp of black beans, 1 tsp of corn, 1 tsp tomatoes, a dash of red onions, 4-5 shrimp, sprinkle with asiago cheese and lime juice. Garnish with cilantro.

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