Layered Southwestern Salad

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By Club Recipes
from The Villages, FL

This Southern Living recipe was prepared by Sue McGee at our May, 2013, meeting.

serves 8-10
prep time 15 Min

Ingredients

  • 1/3 c
    fresh cilanto
  • 1/2 c
    lime juice
  • 1/2 c
    olive oil
  • 1/2 c
    sour cream
  • 1 tsp
    sugar
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    pepper
  • 16 oz
    packaged romaine lettuce, shredded
  • 5
    plum tomatoes, chopped
  • 15 oz
    can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 sm
    purple onion, chopped
  • 8 oz
    package shredded mexican 4 cheese blend
  • 15 oz
    whole kernel corn with red and green peppers, drained
  • 6 oz
    can sliced ripe olives, drained
  • 2 c
    crushed tortilla chips
  • garnish: fresh cilantro leaves
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How To Make

  • 1
    Process first 7 ingredients in a blender or food processor until smooth, stopping to scrape down sides. Layer lettuce and next 7 ingredients in a 3-quart glass bowl. Pour vinaigrette over salad just before serving, and gently toss. Garnish, if desired, and serve immediately.

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