Southwestern Salad with Avocado-Lime Dressing
Sweet romaine, grape tomatoes and corn, plus tender pinto/black beans and crunchy corn chips make a truly satisfying salad.I love salad! I can eat salad for breakfast, lunch and dinner and maybe even a snack! I am not a huge fan of the dressings that come in bottles, although I do use them occasionally. I love this dressing with avocado and lime. I did substitute the sour cream with Greek yogurt! It turned out just as delicious!
2 cups chopped romaine lettuce1 ½ cups cooked pinto/black beans or 1 15-oz. can pinto/black beans, rinsed and drained1 cup grape tomatoes, chopped½ cup fresh or frozen corn kernels¼ cup chopped green onions¼ cup chopped cilantro
1 ripe avocado¾ cup prepared (not chunky) salsa½ cup low-fat sour cream/ non-fat Greek yogurt3 Tbs. lime juice
4 drops Tabasco sauce, optional
⅓ cup crushed corn tortilla chips (about 20 chips), optional
1. Combine lettuce, beans, tomatoes, and corn in clear glass bowl. Sprinkle green onions and cilantro on top.2. Mash avocado in separate bowl, and whisk in salsa, sour cream, and lime juice. Season with hot sauce (if using), and salt and pepper, if desired. Pour dressing over salad, toss well, and top with crushed corn chips (if using).
So good! You will make this again and again!
Until next time...XOXO