Sunday, May 17, 2009

Mexican Chopped Salad with Honey-Lime Dressing

I'm always looking for healthy salads and this one is GREAT! Nothing else to say, besides trust me....make it and you won't regret it!

Mexican Chopped Salad with Honey-Lime Dressing

from Epicurious
2 1/2 cups chopped romaine lettuce
1 can (15.5 oz) black beans, rinsed and well drained
3/4 can chopped seeded tomatoe
3/4 cup chopped peeled jicama
3/4 cup fresh corn kernels, uncooked (canned)
3/4 cup thinly sliced radishes
Half a ripe avocado, diced
1 red bell pepper, chopped
1/4 cup crumbled reduced-fat feta cheese

Honey-Lime Dressing
1/4 cup fresh lime juice
1/4 cup olive oil
2 tbsp honey
2 tbsp finely chopped fresh cilantro
1 garlic clove, peeled and minced
1 tsp chopped jalepeno pepper

1. Toss all salad ingredients in a large bowl. In seperate bowl, mix dressing ingredients. Pour dressing over mixture and toss again. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

1 comment:

  1. Sounds great! Will have to wait until I stop breast feeding... did you know citrus gives babies a rash. It's a bit of a pain. You wont believe how many recipes call for lime, lemon or orange! But this is on my 'to make' soon!


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