Southwestern Salad With Avocado Dressing

This recipe is a seasonal treat and a delicious way to get in the colors of the rainbow. Originally found on social media, this was a saved recipe on my page that I couldn’t wait to try out myself. This recipe makes 5 servings.

Ingredients:

DRESSING

  • 1 avocado, halved
  • 1 clove garlic
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • ¼ cup (60 mL) olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon fresh cilantro
  • 1 lime, juiced

SALAD

  • 1 head lettuce, chopped
  • 1 cup (100 g) bell pepper, chopped
  • ¼ cup (10 g) fresh cilantro
  • 15 oz (420 g) black beans, 1 can
  • ½ cup (75 g) red onion, chopped
  • 15 oz (425 g) corn, 1 can
  • ¼ cup (25 g) scallion
  • ¾ cup (150 g) tomato, chopped

 

Directions:

  1. Add all dressing ingredients to a blender, blend until smooth.
  2. In a large bowl add lettuce, peppers, cilantro, beans, onion, corn, green onion, and tomatoes.
  3. Top with prepared dressing; toss to coat.
  4. Enjoy!
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