TEX-MEX SALAD WITH AVOCADO DRESSING

Avocado and lime are the stars of the creamy dressing that compliments this delicious salad perfectly. Are you looking for something fresh? Look no further!


Prep time: 20 minutes

Servings: 4


Ingredients:

  • 1 avocado, halved
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup milk
  • 6 tablespoons sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon fresh cilantro, plus additional for garnishing
  • 1 teaspoon freshly grated lime zest
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 head romaine lettuce, chopped
  • 15 ounce can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup corn
  • 1 cup tomato, chopped
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup red onion, chopped
  • Tortilla strips, for garnishing

Directions:

For the dressing:

Blend avocado, lime juice, garlic, milk, sour cream, cilantro, lime zest, salt and pepper in blender until very smooth.

For the salad:

Fill bowls with lettuce.

Add beans, corn, tomato, cheese and onion. Top with prepared dressing and toss to coat, if desired. Garnish with tortilla strips.

Enjoy!

ORANGE & FIELD TIP: This creamy avocado dressing would also be perfect on your tacos or other Tex-Mex dishes.