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Southwest Salad with Creamy Cilantro Dressing
Quick salad ideas: Sothwest Salad with Creamy Cilantro Avocado Dressing from ONIE
Southwest Salad with Creamy Cilantro Dressing

Servings:

6

Time:

15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup loosely packed cilantro, stems removed & minced
  • 1 avocado, peeled & diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup plain non-fat Greek yogurt
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 1/2 tsp distilled vinegar
  • 1 large head of Romaine lettuce
  • 1 (15 oz) can no-salt-added black beans, drained & rinsed
  • 1 large red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 2 cups frozen corn, thawed
  • 5 green onions, chopped

Preparation

  1. In a medium bowl, mash avocado with a fork. Add cilantro, garlic, yogurt, lime juice, olive oil & vinegar. Mix well & set dressing aside.
  2. Tear lettuce leaves into bite-sized piece & place place into a large bowl.
  3. Add beans, peppers, tomatoes, corn & onions. Toss to combine.
  4. To serve, drizzle dressing over salad.

Encuentra la receta en español aquí.

Tips/Notes

Black beans are a great meatless protein option. They are high in fiber, but low in fat!