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Chicken BLT Taco Salad

Chicken BLT Taco Salad
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 60 min
  • Servings 8

Pretty layers of cheese, meats, and chopped fresh vegetables, tied together with an easy salsa dressing, make this all-in-one salad a standout. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

Dressing

1/2
cup Old El Paso™ Thick ‘n Chunky Salsa
1/2
cup French dressing

Salad

8
slices bacon, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
4
boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut crosswise into 1/2-inch slices
6
cups torn romaine or iceberg lettuce
1
medium yellow bell pepper, coarsely chopped
2
large tomatoes, coarsely chopped
1
medium avocado, peeled, pitted and cut into thin wedges
1 1/2
cups shredded Colby-Monterey-Jack cheese blend
1/4
cup sour cream, if desired
1
cup small triangular tortilla chips

Steps

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  • 1
    In medium bowl, mix dressing ingredients until well blended.
  • 2
    In 12-inch nonstick skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Drain on paper towel; reserve 1 tablespoon drippings in skillet. Add chicken to skillet; cook and stir over medium heat 4 to 6 minutes or until browned and no longer pink in center. Cool slightly. Refrigerate 30 minutes or until chilled.
  • 3
    In deep 3-quart salad bowl, layer lettuce, chicken, bacon, bell pepper and tomatoes. Top with dressing. Serve immediately or refrigerate up to 24 hours.
  • 4
    Just before serving, top with cheese, avocado, sour cream and tortilla chips.

Expert Tips

  • To save time, buy already cooked bacon and deli chicken.
  • Brush the avocado slices with lemon juice to keep then from turning a dark color.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
350
Calories from Fat
200
% Daily Value
Total Fat
22g
35%
Saturated Fat
8g
40%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
70mg
23%
Sodium
670mg
28%
Potassium
570mg
16%
Total Carbohydrate
14g
5%
Dietary Fiber
3g
13%
Sugars
7g
Protein
24g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
70%
70%
Vitamin C
80%
80%
Calcium
20%
20%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 3 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 4 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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