Southwest Salad with Avocado Dressingg

Southwest Salad with Avocado Dressing

Miz Helen's Kitchen

Adapted From Jenny's Cookbook

1/2 head Romaine Lettuce

1/2 head of Iceberg LettuceĀ 

1 cup cilantro leaves or flat parsley

1 cup whole kernel corn

1 cup black beans

3 medium tomatoes, chopped

5 green onions, with green tops, chopped

2 ripe avocados, chopped


1 avocado, chopped

1/2 cup sour cream

2/3 cup buttermilk

1 clove garlic

4 green onions with green tops

juice of 1 lemon

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon pepper

1 tablespoon Tex Mex seasoning


For Salad

Place all the salad ingredients in a large chilled bowl, mix well and refrigerate.

For Dressing

Place all the dressing ingredients in the blender or food processor.

Blend until smooth and creamy.

Dress the salad just before serving.


Add Chicken Strips, Beef Strips, or Shrimp


We enjoyed making a Southwest Chicken Salad Wrap, it is delicious!

The Dressing tends to be very thick and can be used as a dip, it has a great flavor.