Southwest Chopped Salad Recipe

Southwest Chopped Salad

2 cups chicken breast, cooked and shredded
1 green bell pepper, diced
1 can organic black beans, rinsed
1 cup frozen corn, thawed
2 roma tomatoes, diced
4 green onions, sliced
1 head iceberg lettuce, washed and chopped
1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
2 ripe avocados, diced
1 cup crushed tortilla chips
1/2 cup mayonnaise or Miracle Whip
2/3 cup plain Greek yogurt
1 tbsp ranch seasoning
1 tbsp taco seasoning

In a large bowl, combine chicken, green pepper, black beans, corn, tomatoes, green onion, lettuce, cilantro and avocados. In a small bowl stir together mayonnaise, yogurt, ranch seasoning and taco seasoning.

Right before serving, pour dressing over salad, toss, and top with tortilla chips. Makes 8 servings.

Nutrition information per serving:  284 calories, 19 grams protein, 11 grams fat, 26 gram carbohydrate, 297 mg sodium.

About Deb Hart

Deb Hart is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist. For the last 28 years, she has been helping bariatric surgery patients reach their health and weight goals. She teaches people how to set up a lifestyle that supports a healthy weight. Deb set up her own lifestyle to include lots of long walks with her furry family members, workout classes at her local wellness center, meal prepping, and finding new ways to enjoy foods without added sugar.
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