Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Mexican Chopped Salad with Honey-Lime Dresssing

From SELF, July 2003

2 1/2 cups chopped romaine lettuce
1 can (15oz) black beans, rinsed and well drained
3/4 cup chopped, seeded tomato
3/4 cup chopped, peeled jicama (try kohlrabi)
3/4 fresh corn kernals, uncooked (or frozen or canned)
3/4 cup thnly sliced radishes
half a rip avacado, diced
1 red bell pepper, chopped
1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese (or our goat cheese!)

Honey-Lime Dressing
1/4 cup fresh lime juice
1/4 cup olive oil
2 tbsp honey
2 tbsp chopped fresh cilantro
1 garlic clove, peeled and minced
1 tsp chopped jalapeno pepper (use canned for less heat)

Toss all salad ingredients in a large bowl. In separate bowl, mix dressing ingredients. Pour dressing over mixture and toss again. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

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