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Santa Fe Salad with Chili-Lime Dressing

4
2
2
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
25 min
Prep
25 min
Cook
0 min
Serves
8
Difficulty
Easy
Team this tangy Southwest-inspired salad with a bowl of refreshing, creamy Tomato-Dill Soup.

Ingredients

reduced calorie mayonnaise

6 tbsp(s)

cilantro

3 tbsp(s), fresh, finely chopped

water

3 tbsp(s)

uncooked scallion(s)

1 medium, minced

fresh lime juice

1½ tbsp(s)

sugar

2 tsp(s)

chili powder

½ tsp(s)

canned black beans

15 oz, rinsed and drained

cooked corn kernels

1½ cup(s), fresh or frozen

grape tomatoes

2 cup(s)

sweet red pepper(s)

1 medium, cut into thin strips (about 1 1/2 cups)

romaine lettuce

8 cup(s), shredded, cut into thick shreds (about 2 hearts)

Instructions

  1. To make dressing, in a small bowl, whisk together mayonnaise, cilantro, water, scallion, lime juice, sugar and chili powder until smooth. Transfer to a jar or a plastic container with a tight-fitting lid and refrigerate until ready to use.
  2. In a large bowl or food storage container, layer remaining ingredients in order listed; cover and refrigerate. To serve, spoon salad ingredients into a bowl. Shake dressing and then drizzle dressing over salad; toss well to coat. Yields about 500 ml (2 cups of salad and 22.5 ml (1½Tbsp) of dressing per serving.

Notes

Storing this salad in layers (instead of tossing it immediately) and keeping the dressing separate, helps to keep the salad fresh. It can be stored up to 4 days in the refrigerator.

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