Mexican Salad With Avocado Dressing

★★★★★ 3 Reviews
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By Karla Everett
from Greenacres, WA

This is a very tasty salad. I just love the avocado dressing its made with. The original recipe doesn't call for meat but I have added taco meat or shredded chicken meat and it was delicious ! You can have it with / with out meat and it still delicious !

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serves 8
prep time 30 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Pan Fry

Ingredients

  • FOR THE AVOCADO DRESSING.
  •   1 large
    avocado
  •   1 1/2 Tbsp
    lemon juice, fresh
  •   1/4 c
    olive oil, extra virgin
  •   3/4 tsp
    sea salt
  •   2 clove
    garlic
  •   1/2 c
    mayonnaise
  •   1 tsp
    hot sauce
  • FOR THE SALAD
  •   2 medium
    heads romaine lettuce ; chopped
  •   3 large
    tomatoes ; chopped
  •   2 c
    corn chips ; roughly crushed
  •   3/4-1 c
    cheddar cheese, shredded
  •   15 oz
    canned pinto beans ; drained & rinsed
  •   5
    green onions ; chopped
  •   1 can(s)
    black olives (2.25 oz)
  • FOR TACO MEAT ; OPTIONAL
  •   1/2-1 lb
    hamburger
  •   1 pkg
    taco seasoning mix
  •   1/2 c
    water

How To Make

  • 1
    For the sauce ; combine ALL the ingredients in a food processor or blender , process until smooth and creamy. Taste and adjust seasonings. Cover and refrigerate.
  • 2
    In a large skillet brown hamburger , cook until hamburger is no longer pink , add taco seasoning and mix well, add about 1/2 cup water and let simmer.
  • 3
    For the salad Combine all the ingredients in a large serving bowl.
  • 4
    When ready to eat Toss the salad well with the hamburger (optional) and the chilled sauce ; serve immediately. Enjoy !