Salads

Avocado & Chicken Salad with Southwest Ranch Dressing

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Who says salads need to be boring? Here’s a new flavorful salad to add to your rotation. It’s full of tasty southwestern flavors and topped with my very favorite 21 Day Fix-approved ingredient… avocado!

For the salad:
•1 cup (packed) chopped romaine or your favorite greens
•1/2 cup quartered cherry tomatoes / sliced red onion
•1/4 cup canned black beans, rinsed and well drained
•2 1/2 tbs shredded pepper jack cheese
•2/3 cup diced, cooked chicken breast (heated through)
•2 tbs Southwest Ranch Dressing
•1/4 of a medium-sized avocado, diced
•lime wedges and extra cilantro, for serving

Southwest Ranch Dressing:
•1/2 cup low-fat cottage cheese
•2 tbs 1% or 0% Greek yogurt
•2 1/2 tbs low-fat milk or unsweetened plain almond milk
•1 1/2 tsp lemon or lime juice
•1 1/2 tsp 21DF Southwest Seasoning
•1 tbs minced green onion
•1 tbs cilantro, finely chopped
•black pepper, to taste

21DF Southwest Seasoning:
•1 tbs chili powder
•2 tsp ground cumin
•1 tsp coriander
•1/2 tsp onion powder
•1/2 tsp garlic powder
•1/2 tsp dried oregano
•1/2 tsp smoked paprika
•1 tsp sea salt
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Nutritions

Calories
981

Sodium
3664mg
152% DV

Fat
49g
76% DV

Protein
45g
91% DV

Carbs
73g
25% DV

Fiber
18g
72% DV