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Tex-Mex Salad with Cilantro-Honey Dressing

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  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 15 min
  • Servings 4
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Packed with plenty of crunch and zesty flavors, this hearty salad is a Tex-Mex meal in itself.

Bree Hester Recipe by Bree Hester
December 1, 2011

Ingredients

4
boneless skinless chicken breasts
1/4
cup honey
1/4
cup lime juice
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1/3
cup olive oil
1
cup fresh cilantro leaves
3
cups tortilla chips
8
cups shredded lettuce
1/2
cup finely chopped red bell peppers
1/2
cup finely chopped red onion
1/2
cup rinsed drained Progresso™ black beans (from 15-oz can)
1/2
cup shredded Cheddar cheese (2 oz)

Directions

  • 1 Cook chicken as desired until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (at least 165°F).
  • 2 Meanwhile, in blender, place honey, lime juice, salt, pepper, oil and cilantro. Blend with on/off pulses until dressing is smooth. Set aside.
  • 3 In each serving dish, place 3/4 cup tortilla chips. Top each with lettuce, bell pepper, onion, beans and cheese.
  • 4 Cut cooked chicken breasts into slices; place on top of salads. Drizzle dressing over top of each salad.

Expert Tips

This salad recipe is also great with leftover chili or steak instead of the chicken.

Add a dollop of sour cream, salsa and guacamole to make this salad even heartier.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
900.2
% Daily Value
Total Fat
39.8g
61%
Saturated Fat
7.9g
39%
Cholesterol
186.7mg
62%
Sodium
968.4mg
40%
Total Carbohydrate
68.2g
23%
Dietary Fiber
8.4g
34%
Sugars
20.5g
Protein
66.5g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin C
46.20%
46%
Calcium
24.20%
24%
Iron
25.20%
25%
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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