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Mexican Green Salad Recipe

Mexican Green Salad Recipe

“I was experimenting with Mexican-type dressings when I came up with this recipe,” recalls Betty Palmer from Paradise, California. “You can add chili beans or refried beans to make this salad more filling.”
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon salsa
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons taco seasoning
  • 3/4 teaspoon white wine vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced fresh cilantro
  • 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon dried minced onion
  • 3 cups torn romaine
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh tomato
  • 1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup cubed avocado
  • 1/4 cup crushed tortilla chips

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, whisk the mayonnaise, sour cream, salsa, taco seasoning, vinegar, cilantro and onion. Add romaine and toss to coat. Divide between two salad plates. Top with tomato, cheese, avocado and tortilla chips. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1-1/2 cup (prepared with reduced-fat mayonnaise, reduced-fat sour cream and reduced-fat cheddar cheese) equals 207 calories, 14 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 20 mg cholesterol, 503 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 7 g protein.