Kicked Up Layered Salad

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Jennifer Smith

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@JSmith1966

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

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


Rating:

★★★★★ 6 votes

Comments:
Serves:
16 as a side dish
Method:
No-Cook or Other

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

  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.

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About Kicked Up Layered Salad

Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American



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