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Healthy Cooking: Southwest Salad

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This healthy Southwest Salad recipe is cheap and quick to make!
Ingredients
For the salad
  Lettuce 2 Cup (32 tbs), chopped
  Red onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped (Optional)
  Corn 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs) (Canned or Fresh)
  Black beans 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), canned, rinsed
  Low fat shredded cheddar cheese 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Avocado 1⁄2 , chopped (Optional)
  Tomato 1 , sliced
  Chicken strips 50 Gram, grilled (Optional)
For the dressing
  Salsa 2 Tablespoon
  Ranch 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon (Light Ranch)
Directions

MAKING
1. Heat a skillet, add the red onions, black beans and corn until the corn turns slightly golden.
2. Take a bowl with the chopped lettuce leaves, add the red onions, black beans and corn.
3. Add the low fat shredded cheese, sliced tomato and avocado.
4. You can also add some grilled chicken strips (if using) to the salad.

SERVING
5. Serve with a salsa dressing.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Tex Mex
Course: 
Appetizer
Taste: 
Savory
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4
If you are looking for an economical and healthy food, this recipe is just right for you. Watch Sarah making Southwest pantry salad using some chicken strips, corn and romaine lettuce along with other flavors and ingredients. Healthy and hearty appetizer indeed!

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