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Southwestern Chopped Salad

Lunches get a big flavor kick with this colorful combination, guaranteed to dazzle family and friends. Pass the salad, and serve it with warmed flour or corn tortillas and lemonade.

Lunches get a big flavor kick with this colorful combination, guaranteed to dazzle family and friends. Pass the salad, and serve it with warmed flour or corn tortillas and lemonade.

Servings
SERVING

Ingredients

  • 1 cup frozen corn kernels, cooked and cooled
  • 1 avocado, diced
  • 1 pint grape tomatoes
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 jalapeño chile, minced, optional
  • 1 15.5-oz. can pinto beans, drained and well rinsed
  • 4 hard-boiled eggs, chopped
  • 1 cup crumbled tortilla chips, preferably lime-flavored
  • 2 Tbs. olive oil
  • 2 Tbs. fresh lime juice
  • 1 tsp. chili powder, or to taste
  • 1 Tbs. sugar, or more to taste
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

Preparation

  1. Combine corn, avocado, tomatoes, bell pepper, jalapeño, if using, beans, eggs and tortilla chips in large salad bowl.
  2. Stir together oil, lime juice, chili powder, sugar, salt and pepper until combined. Pour over salad mixture, and toss to combine. Serve.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size Serves 6
  • Calories 290
  • Carbohydrate Content 33 g
  • Cholesterol Content 140 mg
  • Fat Content 14 g
  • Fiber Content 7 g
  • Protein Content 10 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 2 g
  • Sodium Content 330 mg
  • Sugar Content 6 g
  • Trans Fat Content 0 g
  • Unsaturated Fat Content 0 g