Kicked Up Layered Salad

1
Jennifer Smith

By
@JSmith1966

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

Rating:
★★★★★ 6 votes
Comments:
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

How to Make Kicked Up Layered Salad

Step-by-Step

  • 1Place 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.
  • 2For 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.

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About Kicked Up Layered Salad

Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American