Monday, March 24, 2014

Southwestern Chopped Salad with Cilantro Lime Dressing

Ingredients (local, organic, + non-GMO if possible!):
5 cups chopped romaine lettuce
1/2 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
1/2 cup canned corn kernels, drained
1/2 cup canned black beans, drained and rinsed
2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro leaves
1 avocado, halved, seeded, peeled and diced
1/4 cup tortilla strips, for garnish

Cilantro Lime Dressing

1 cup loosely packed cilantro, stems removed
1/2 cup Greek yogurt <-- vegans sub raw cashew dressing
2 cloves garlic
Juice of 1 lime
Pinch of salt
1/4 cup olive oil <-- extra virgin, cold pressed
2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar

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