Saturday, October 17, 2009

Southwestern Layered Salad

This is the salad I brought to Ladie's Night Out a few weeks ago. Someone asked for the recipe, but I can't remember who! So, here it is:

Layered Southwestern Salad
Southern Living, April 2001

Process until smooth:
1/3 c. fresh cilantro, chopped
½ c. fresh lime juice
½ c. olive oil
½ c. sour cream
1 t. sugar
½ t. salt
½ t. pepper
Layer in a 3 qt. glass serving dish:
16 oz. romaine lettuce, shredded
5 plum tomatoes, chopped
1 15 oz can black beans, rinsed and drained
            1 small purple onion, chopped
8 oz. Mexican cheese, 4 cheese blend, shredded
15 oz. Mexicorn (corn with green and red peppers), drained
            6 oz. can sliced ripe olives
            2 c. tortilla chips, crushed

Toss with dressing just before serving.  Serves 8-10.

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