Southwestern Salad

Lady Behind The Curtain - Southwestern Salad

There is something for everyone in this salad.  So hearty all you need is a side of meat to complete your meal. Southwestern Salad Recipe (serves 8 to 10) Ingredients 8 cups iceberg lettuce, chopped 8 cups green leaf lettuce, chopped 2 cups grape tomatoes ,halved 1 cup canned black beans, drained and rinsed 1 cup matchstick or shredded carrots 2 cups grilled corn pieces 1 cup whole, pitted small black olives 1/2 cup red onion slices 2 cups avocado, cubed 2 cups Monterey Jack cheese, cubed 1 recipe Cilantro-Lime Ranch Dressing (link below) garnish: crispy tortilla strips or corn … Continue reading

Cilantro-Lime Ranch Dressing

Lady Behind The Curtain - Cilantro-Lime Ranch Dressing

Add a touch of the southwest to your Ranch dressing.  This dressing has a little zip from the lime and a great southwest flavor with the cilantro. Cilantro-Lime Ranch Dressing Recipe Ingredients 1-1/4 cups milk 1 cup mayonnaise 1 ranch dressing seasoning envelope 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped 1/4 cup fresh lime juice 1 teaspoon lime zest 1/2 teaspoon pepper Directions Combine all ingredients in a screw top jar and shake to combine.  NOTE:  This dressing is a little thick.  If you like thinner dressings you may want to add extra milk.  This is a LBC original! TIP:  For a lighter dressing … Continue reading