Southwest Layered Salad

Southwest Layered Salad

Southwest Layered Salad

"No matter what it is you are cooking, buy the best ingredients you can afford. I don't care if it's a simple salad or Beef Wellington. A quality product stands alone and won't need any dressing up."
Joe Bastianich
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Prep Time 25 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Appetizer, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 8
Calories 255 kcal

Ingredients
  

Dressing:

  • 1 1 ounce package dry ranch dressing mix (such as Hidden Valley Ranch®)
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 cup fat-free plain yogurt
  • ½ 1.25 ounce package taco seasoning mix, or more to taste

Salad:

  • 8 cups torn romaine lettuce
  • 2 roasted red peppers diced
  • 1 14 ounce can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 14 ounce can white corn, drained
  • ¼ cup finely chopped sweet onion
  • 1 4 ounce can diced green chile peppers
  • 1 cup diced Roma tomatoes
  • ½ cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
  • 1 large avocado – peeled pitted, and sliced
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro Optional

Instructions
 

  • Mix dressing mix, buttermilk, yogurt, and taco seasoning mix together in a mixing bowl.
  • Line a large serving bowl with the torn lettuce.
  • Mix roasted peppers, black beans, corn, onion, and green chiles together in a bowl. Spread mixture over the lettuce. Top with tomatoes; sprinkle with Cheddar cheese. Arrange avocado slices in an overlapping circle. Garnish with cilantro. Serve with dressing on the side.

NUTRITION

Nutrition Facts
Southwest Layered Salad
Serving Size
 
8 g
Amount per Serving
Calories
255
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
9
g
14
%
Saturated Fat
 
3
g
19
%
Cholesterol
 
11
mg
4
%
Sodium
 
1213
mg
53
%
Potassium
 
728
mg
21
%
Carbohydrates
 
33
g
11
%
Fiber
 
8
g
33
%
Sugar
 
8
g
9
%
Protein
 
11
g
22
%
Vitamin C
 
41
mg
50
%
Calcium
 
210
mg
21
%
Iron
 
2
mg
11
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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