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Way Better SouthWest Salad

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Ingredients
  Unsalted cashews 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Raw)
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm)
  Nutritional yeast 3 Tablespoon
  Paprika 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Chipotle 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1 Dash
  Lime 1 , juiced
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Romaine lettuce 200 Gram, cut into bite size pieces
  Red onion 1⁄2 , finely chopped
  Tomatoes 4 , diced
  Carrot 1 Small, shredded
  Cucumber 1 , diced
  Red pepper/Orange pepper 1 Small, diced
  Avacado 2 , slice
  Cilantro 3 Tablespoon, chopped finely
  Tortilla chips 250 Gram
Directions

MAKING
1. For making the dressing, soak the cashews for 6 hours in water and then drain them.
2. In a blender, pop the cashews, garlic, nutritional yeast, paprika, chipotle pepper, black pepper, 1/2 the lime and water and give it a pulse again.
3. Place the lettuce, red onion, tomatoes, carrots, cucumber, cilantro and squeeze the other 1/2 of the lemon and give all of this a good toss.
4. Pour the dressing on top, toss again and add the chips on top of it.

SERVING
5. This can be served as a light dinner or as an appetizer at a party.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Channel: 
VeganLife
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Assembled
Dish: 
Salad
Ingredient: 
Lettuce
Interest: 
Easy, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 654 Calories from Fat 336

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 39 g60.1%

Saturated Fat 5.9 g29.3%

Trans Fat 0.2 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 363.8 mg15.2%

Total Carbohydrates 70 g23.5%

Dietary Fiber 15.8 g63.3%

Sugars 11.4 g

Protein 14 g27.1%

Vitamin A 196.3% Vitamin C 146.5%

Calcium 16.4% Iron 24.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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