Taco Salad

Taco Salad

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  • 400 cal
  • 21g fat (6g sat)
  • 20mg chol
  • 620mg sodium
  • 41g carb
  • 16g fiber
  • 12g sugars
  • 15g protein

Ingredients

  • 1 ripe avocado – pitted, peeled and chopped
  • 3 tablespoons sour cream
  • 6 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons sugar, or to taste
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 trimmed heads romaine lettuce, chopped
  • 1 cup cooked black beans
  • 1 cup cooked fresh or canned corn kernels
  • 1 cup chopped tomatoes
  • 1 red bell pepper, seeded and chopped or 1/2 cup sliced pickled peppers
  • 1/2 cup sliced black olives
  • 1/2 cup crumbled cotija cheese
  • Corn chips, for serving

Directions

Combine avocado, sour cream, lime juice, oil, sugar and garlic in a blender or food processor. Puree until smooth, adding a little water, if needed, to blend. Fold in cilantro and season to taste with salt and pepper.

On a large serving platter, combine lettuce, beans, corn, tomatoes, peppers and olives. Drizzle with desired amount of dressing and toss to coat. Sprinkle with cheese and serve with chips around the edge of the platter.