Southwest Summer Salad Recipe

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Southwest Summer Salad

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A delicious lunch or light entree salad -- full of southwest flavors.


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Serves:

6

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

25 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

3 c
cooked rice, chilled (may substitute brown)
2 c
diced red/yellow/or orange bell peppers
1 can(s)
15-oz. can black beans, rinsed and drained
1
tomato, chopped
1 c
diced jicama
1 c
diced cooked chicken or turkey breast
3/4 c
sliced green onions
1/4 c
chopped cilantro
1 c
thick and chunky salsa
2 Tbsp
vegetable oil
2 Tbsp
fresh lime juice
1/4 tsp
salt
8 large
romaine lettuce leaves
lime wedges for garnish

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Combine rice, bell peppers, beans, tomato, jicama, chicken, green onions and cilantro in a large bowl; mix well.
2
Combine salsa, lime juice, oil and salt in a small bowl. Add to salad, toss well.
3
Salad may be served immediately or covered and chilled up to 8 hours before serving.

Serve salad over lettuce leaves with lime wedges if desired.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken Salads
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Diabetic, Low Fat, Dairy Free
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy