Friday Foodspiration: Tex Mex Salad

 

Ingredients:

  • Dressing
    • 1/3 cup chopped cilantro
    • ¼ tsp chipotle chili powder
    • 1 tsp cumin
    • ¼ tsp paprika
    • 4 tsp lime juice
    • ¼ tsp salt
    • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 4 cups Romaine Lettuce, chopped
  • 2 cups Roasted Chicken Breast, chopped
  • 1 Avocado, chopped
  • 1 cup Cherry Tomatoes, halved
  • 1/3 cup Red Onion, sliced
  • 15 ounce can black beans (low sodium)*
  • 1 cup corn kernels (defrosted if frozen)*

Instructions:

  1. Whisk together (or combine in blender) dressing ingredients, adding olive oil last.
  2. Construct salad with lettuce, vegetables, and chicken.
  3. Add dressing to salad and toss to combine.

*To make this salad a low carbohydrate meal, omit the black beans and corn.

** If you tolerate dairy, a shredded sharp cheddar cheese and/or sour cream make delicious additions as well.