Kicked Up Layered Salad

Jennifer Smith

By
@JSmith1966

This is such a filling salad. You can substitute low fat ingredients. It's healthy too!


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Serves:

16 as a side dish

Method:

No-Cook or Other

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Notes from the Test Kitchen:
Fresh and creamy all at the same time, this tasty salad could easily become a satisfying meal with the addition of some grilled chicken.

Ingredients

8 c
shredded romaine
8
hard boiled eggs sliced
3 1/2 c
cherry tomatoes quartered
2 can(s)
11 oz. each corn, drained
1 can(s)
16 oz black beans rinsed and drained
1/2 c
thinly sliced green onions
2
medium ripe avocados peeled and diced
1 Tbsp
lime juice

CILANTRO DRESSING

1 1/2 c
mayo
2/3 c
salsa (whatever is your fave)
2 Tbsp
lime juice
1/2 tsp
cumin
1/2 tsp
chili powder
1 1/4 c
minced fresh cilantro

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Place the romaine in a large salad bowl. Arrange the egg slices on top. Top with tomatoes. mix the corn, beans and onions and spoon on top of the tomatoes. Toss the avocados with lime juice and spoon over the corn layer.
2
For dressing, in a bowl, mix the mayo, salsa, lime juice, cumin and chili powder. Stir in cilantro. Spoon over avocados spreading to sides of bowl. You can garnish with olives and cheese if you want.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American