SOUTHWESTERN CHOPPED SALAD WITH CILANTRO LIME DRESSING
For all you Southwestern and Tex-Mex fans- here is a Southwestern chopped salad to get the party going! Add a side dish to your Tex-Mexican Dinner with this delicious Salad! Your family will love it! Enjoy!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Yield 2 servings
A tex-mex style salad with an incredibly creamy Greek yogurt cilantro dressing that will knock your socks off!
5 cups chopped romaine lettuce
1/2 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
1/2 cup canned corn kernels, drained
1/2 cup canned black beans, drained and rinsed
2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro leaves 1 avocado, halved, seeded, peeled and diced
1/4 cup tortilla strips, for garnish
FOR THE CILANTRO LIME DRESSING
1 cup loosely packed cilantro, stems removed
1/2 cup Greek yogurt 2 cloves garlic Juice of 1 lime Pinch of salt
1/4 cup olive oil
2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
To make the dressing, combine cilantro, Greek yogurt, garlic, lime juice and salt in the bowl of a food processor. With the motor running, add olive oil and apple cider vinegar in a slow stream until emulsified; set aside. To assemble the salad, place romaine lettuce in a large bowl; top with tomatoes, corn, black beans and cilantro. Pour the dressing on top of the salad and gently toss to combine. Stir in avocado. Serve immediately, garnished with tortillas trips, if desired.