Vegetarian Taco Salad with a honey lime dressing

serves 4 as a main

prep time: 20 minutes

cooking time: n/a


dressing:

4 tbsp light tasting oil (canola or rapeseed oil)

2 tbsp lime juice

2 tbsp honey

1/2 tsp salt


salad:

8 cups lettuce (romaine, leaf, or head) chopped

1 - 15 oz can black beans, rinsed and drained

2 cups corn, frozen or fresh

2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved

1 red pepper, sliced thinly

1 cup Kraft shredded Mexican taco cheese

3 green onions, sliced

1 avocado, quartered

1 cup tortilla strips

1/2 cup sour cream

salt and pepper to taste


In a small jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine the dressing ingredients. Shake to combine.


In large salad bowl, combine the lettuce, black beans, corn, tomatoes, and red pepper. Toss with the dressing.


Plate the salad into four bowls.


Sprinkle 1/4 cup cheese, chopped green onions, 1/4 avocado, and 1/4 cup tortilla strips onto each individual salad.


Finish with sour cream, and salt and pepper to taste.


Serve immediately.


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