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Southwest Salad Recipe with Chicken

This Southwest Salad Recipe is a crunchy, fresh, salty, sweet, and creamy salad perfect for dinner, parties or by itself!
Course Salad
Cuisine Southwestern
Keyword southwest chicken salad, southwest salad, southwest salad recipe
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 912kcal
Author Lauren

Ingredients

  • 2 cups rotisserie chicken diced
  • 1 green pepper diced
  • 1 cup black beans
  • 1 cup sweet yellow corn canned or frozen and defrosted
  • 2 roma tomatoes diced
  • 4 scallions washed and sliced, white and green parts
  • 1 large romaine heart washed and chopped
  • 1/2 bunch cilantro washed and chopped
  • 2 just under ripe avocados diced
  • 2 cups tortilla chips crushed

for the dressing-

  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 tablespoon ranch seasoning
  • 1/2 tablespoon taco seasoning
  • 1/2 tablespoon lime juice optional
  • salt & pepper to taste

Instructions

  • In a large bowl, stir all salad ingredients together, excluding the tortilla chips and avocado.
  • In a small bowl, stir all dressing ingredients together until smooth.
  • When ready to serve, toss salad with dressing then gently stir in avocado and tortilla chips.

Nutrition

Calories: 912kcal | Carbohydrates: 71g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 60g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 80mg | Sodium: 819mg | Potassium: 1279mg | Fiber: 16g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 3465IU | Vitamin C: 44.6mg | Calcium: 188mg | Iron: 4mg