Tuesday, 3 March 2015

SOUTHWESTERN CHOPPED SALAD


Lydia Marais
SOUTHWESTERN CHOPPED SALAD
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Ingredients:

Large head of romaine 15 oz.
1 can of black beans, rinsed and drained
1 large orange bell pepper
1 pint cherry tomatoes
2 cups corn (fresh or frozen, thawed)
5 green onions
Optional: avocado
Dressing:
1 cup loosely packed cilantro, stems removed and roughly chopped
1/2 avocado (or 1/2 cup plain vegan yogurt or Greek yogurt)
2 Tbsp. fresh lime juice (about 1/2 lime), more to taste
1-2 garlic cloves
1/4 cup olive oil
1 1/2 tsp. white wine vinegar
1/8 tsp. salt

Instructions:
Making the dressing: puree all ingredients in a food processor/blender until smooth. Taste and adjust seasonings if necessary. Making the salad: Finely chop romaine, bell pepper, tomatoes, and green onions.Place all ingredients in a large bowl and stir to combine.Toss with desired dressing. *
DeLisa Christy*