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


  • 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


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.


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