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Southwest Salad

The perfect salad to go with your Tex-Mex favorites like Chicken Enchiladas or add chicken to make it a dinner salad.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4 main dish, 8 side salads
Author Kristl Story, TheBudgetDiet.com

Ingredients

  • 1 romaine lettuce cut-up or 1 package of romaine hearts
  • 3 roma tomatoes diced
  • 1 avocado diced
  • 1, 15 oz. can black beans rinsed & drained
  • 1, 15 oz. can of corn or mexi-corn drained
  • 2 cups mexi-cheese shredded
  • 1, 6 oz. can black olives drained
  • 2 cups tortilla chips crushed
  • diced chicken optional, but a great way to use up leftover chicken!
  • 1/4 c. ranch dressing reduced fat works fine!
  • 1/4 c. salsa

Instructions

  1. Toss together lettuce, tomatoes, black beans, corn, cheese, black olives & tortilla chips in a large salad bowl.
  2. Southwest Salad Dressing: mix together ranch dressing & salsa.
  3. Toss salad with Southwest Salad Dressing.