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Southwestern chopped salad with cilantro dressing - Dr. Pingel

Southwestern Chopped Salad with Cilantro Dressing

Total Time 10 mins

Ingredients
  

Dressing

  • 1 large avocado 
  • 1 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • Juice of 1 lime 
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 4 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp coriander (optional)
  • Water, to taste (optional)

Salad

  • 1 1/2 cups frozen corn
  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed
  • 1/2 yellow or white onion, diced
  • 2 cups sliced grape tomatoes
  • 2 red bell peppers, diced
  • 4 cups kale 
  • 4 cups romaine

Toppings

  • Chopped green onions, to taste
  • Sliced avocado, to taste
  • Cilantro, to taste

Instructions
 

  • In a high-speed blender, blend all the dressing ingredients on high until well-combined. Place in a container and store in the refrigerator.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine all the salad ingredients and toss. Equally distribute into 2 or 4 bowls.
  • Add the toppings as desired and drizzle with the dressing. Serve immediately.