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Santa Fe Salad with Tortilla Straws

Baked tortilla strips create the wow in a simple-to-make salad with Southwest flair.

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  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 40 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

Creamy Avocado Dressing

1/2
cup ranch dressing
1
medium avocado, pitted, peeled and cut into chunks

Tortilla Straws

1
Old El Paso™ flour tortilla for burritos (8 inch; from 11.5-oz package)
Cooking spray
1/4
teaspoon coarse salt
1/4
teaspoon chili powder

Salad

2
cups bite-size pieces iceberg lettuce
2
cups bite-size pieces romaine lettuce
1
large tomato, chopped (1 cup)
1
cup diced peeled jicama
3/4
cup shredded Cheddar cheese (3 oz)
1/4
cup sliced ripe olives

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Directions

  • 1 Place dressing and avocado in blender. Cover; blend on medium speed until smooth and creamy.
  • 2 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray tortilla with cooking spray; sprinkle with salt and chili powder. Cut tortilla in half, then cut each half crosswise into 1/4-inch strips. Place on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until crisp and golden brown. Set aside.
  • 3 Place iceberg and romaine lettuce on shallow serving platter or in large bowl. Sprinkle with tomato, jicama, cheese, olives and tortilla "straws." Serve with dressing.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
250
(
Calories from Fat
180),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
20g
20%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
20mg
20%;
Sodium
450mg
450%;
Total Carbohydrate
11g
11%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
5g
5%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
30%;
Vitamin C
25%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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