Rainbow Mexican Salad
Prep: 30 minutes
Colorful and flavorful ingredients like tomatoes, Cheddar cheese, avocado, corn and olives are easily arranged to make a salad that gets a delicious crunch from crumbled cheese crisps. It makes a beautiful presentation and is ready in just 30 minutes.
1/4 cup reduced fat ranch dressing
1/4 cup fat free vinaigrette dressing
1/4 cup Pace® Chunky Salsa
1 large head romaine lettuce, shredded (about 12 cups)
1 cup grape tomatoes, cut in half
1 cup reduced fat Cheddar cheese (about 4 ounces)
1 cup fresh whole kernel corn or thawed frozen or drained canned whole kernel corn
7 oz. avocados (1 medium avocado, pitted, peeled and cut into cubes (about 1 cup)
1/2 cup sliced pitted ripe olive
1 cup rinsed, drained canned pinto beans
30 crumbled Pepperidge Farm® Baked Naturals® Cheese Crisps- Four Cheese Medley
1 cup shredded cooked chicken or beef or shrimp
1/4 cup chopped cilantro
Stir the ranch dressing, vinaigrette dressing and salsa in a small bowl.
Place the lettuce onto a serving platter. Arrange the tomatoes, cheese, corn, avocado, olives, beans, cheese crisps and beef, if desired, in rows on the lettuce to form a "rainbow". Sprinkle with the cilantro. Serve with the dressing mixture.
Time-Saving: To save time, you can place the salad ingredients into a large bowl, add the dressing mixture and toss to coat.