Friday, April 4, 2014

Southwest Chicken Salad with Spicy Cilantro dressing

***Check out my new blog to find pics of this fantastic recipe! http://www.kayescupboard.com/southwest-chicken-salad-with-spicy-cilantro-dressing/

1 large bunch Romaine lettuce or 2 bags of Romaine
1 red bell pepper, sliced or diced
1 can corn (we love Costco's sweet corn!)
1 can black beans, drained and rinsed
4-5 green onions, diced
2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breast, grilled and sliced

Dressing

6oz plain Greek yogurt
1/2 cup minced cilantro
2 Tablespoons mayo
1/4 cup fat free half and half
1/2 tsp dill
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper (use only a pinch if you don't want it to be as spicy)
1 tsp cumin
1 Tablespoon lemon juice
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp pepper
1/2 tsp white sugar

Mix all ingredients for dressing, and add to mixed salad ingredients.

Yield: 5-6 main dish salads or 7-8 side salads.

{Kudos to my friend at lauriskitchencabinet.com! Definitely check out her other recipes!}

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