Tex-Mex Salad with Spicy Chipotle Dressing

This quick and easy salad is a great way to use leftover chicken. The combination of healthy fats from avocado, complex carbohydrates from beans and corn, and protein from chicken and beans makes for one satisfying salad.


2c Romaine lettuce, washed and torn into bite sized pieces

1/4c corn kernels

1/4c canned black beans, rinsed

½ small tomato, chopped

½ grilled chicken breast, sliced

½ avocado, peeled and sliced


2Tbsp greek yogurt

1 Tbsp Chipotle sauce (or your preferred hot sauce)

1 Tbsp lime juice

½ tsp garlic powder

½ tsp cumin

½ tsp onion powder

How to make it:

1. In a salad bowl, mix lettuce, corn, beans, tomato, chicken, and avocado

2. Whisk dressing ingredients in a small bowl. Drizzle over salad contents and mix. Serve immediately.

Makes 1 serving.

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