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Southwestern Salad Toss

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Southwestern Salad Toss

Y'know how good salads taste when you order them from a restaurant? Well, we recreated one of our favorites and came up with this recipe for Southwestern Salad Toss that we think is even better than the original! Full of yummy mix-ins and topped off with a light, fresh, and flavorful dressing, this salad will definitely impress everyone!

What You'll Need

  • 1 head romaine lettuce, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 1/2 cups cherry tomatoes, cut in half
  • 2 cups frozen corn, thawed
  • 1/4 cup chopped red onion
  • 1 (15-ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained
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  • CREAMY CILANTRO DRESSING
  • 1 cup cilantro, stems removed
  • 1 avocado, pitted and peeled
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

What to Do

  1. In a large bowl, combine romaine, tomatoes, corn, onion, and black beans; set aside.
  2. In a blender or food processor, combine dressing ingredients; process until smooth.
  3. Pour desired amount of dressing over salad and toss until evenly coated. Refrigerate any leftover dressing for later use.

Notes

Want to try another restaurant-worthy salad that's simple to put together at home? Then try our Bistro Chicken Salad and you might just feel like you're dining in a French Bistro!

Nutritional InformationShow More

Servings Per Recipe: 6

  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Calories 421
  • Calories from Fat 273
  • Total Fat 30g 47 %
  • Saturated Fat 4.3g 21 %
  • Trans Fat 0.0g 0 %
  • Protein 7.9g 16 %
  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Cholesterol 5.1mg 2 %
  • Sodium 405mg 17 %
  • Total Carbohydrates 35g 12 %
  • Dietary Fiber 9.2g 37 %
  • Sugars 6.1g 0 %

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This looks so refreshing. Love it!

i made this salad and dressing. It was wonderful. I ate it everyday for four days. It lives up to this post.

Is there a substitute for cilantro???

You can substitute the cilantro for parsley if you prefer.

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