Southwestern Salad with Avocado-Lime Dressing Recipe
Learn how to make this delicious Southwestern Salad with Avocado-Lime Dressing. If you are avoiding nightshade vegetables, just leave out the tomatoes.
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
1 head romaine lettuce, chopped
1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
1 cup canned black beans, drained and rinsed
2 ears corn, kernels sliced from cobs
½ avocado, chopped
4 green onions, chopped
1 garlic clove
¼ cup cilantro leaves
¼ cup plain Greek yogurt
3 Tbsp lime juice
½ tsp. hot sauce (optional)
Salt and pepper, to taste
2 Tbsp olive oil
¼ to ½ cup water (depending on consistency)
- To make the salad, toss the romaine lettuce, tomatoes, black beans, corn, avocado and onions together in a large bowl.
- To make the dressing, combine the avocado, garlic, cilantro, yogurt, lime juice, hot sauce and salt/pepper in a food processor and pulse until combined. With the motor running, slowly add the olive oil and water until smooth and you have your desired consistency.
- Drizzle the dressing over top of the salad and toss until completely coated or cover and store the dressing and salad separately until ready to serve. Enjoy!
Recipe by EatYourselfSkinny