Tex-Mex Chopped Chicken Salad

what you’ll need

  • dressing
  • 1 cup ranch dressing
  • 2 Tbsp taco seasoninghot or mild
  • salad
  • 3 cups chickencooked, cooled and diced
  • 4 cups Romaine lettucechopped, about 1 head
  • 2 Roma tomatoesdiced
  • 1 cucumberseeded and diced
  • 1 cup corn kernelsfresh or frozen
  • 4-5 green onionssliced
  • 1 15 oz can black beansdrained and rinsed
  • 4 oz sharp cheddar cheeseor pepper jack, cut into ¼” cubes
  • 1/4 cup cilantrochopped
  • juice of 1/2 of a lime
  • 1 cup tortilla chipscrushed
  • jalapeñodiced, toasted pumpkin seeds, diced avocado or jicama for garnish (optional)

let’s do it

  1. In a small bowl, stir together ingredients for dressing then refrigerate until ready to use.
  2. In a large bowl, toss salad ingredients together. Add dressing a little at a time then toss until lightly coated.
  3. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve immediately.

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