Chipotle Chicken Taco Salad

Ingredients

Dressing:

  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2/3 cup light sour cream
  • 1 tbsp. minced chipotle chile, canned in adobo sauce
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1 tsp. chili powder
  • 5-6 tsp. fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Salad:

  • 4 cups romaine lettuce, chopped into small pieces
  • 2 cups chopped roasted skinless, boneless chicken breasts (about 2 breasts)
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 cup diced peeled avocado
  • 1/3 cup thinly vertically sliced red onion
  • 1 (15-ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 (8 3/4-ounce) can no-salt-added whole-kernel corn, rinsed and drained

To prepare dressing, combine first 7 ingredients, stirring well.

To prepare salad, combine lettuce and remaining ingredients in a large bowl. Drizzle dressing over salad; toss gently to coat. Serve immediately.

Tip: Add a spoonful of adobo sauce for a spicier salad. Kidney or pinto beans also taste great in this dish.
 
by The Savvy Kitchen
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