Salads

Mexican Caesar Salad with Chicken

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Mexican Caesar Salad is crisp, bright and refreshing. Incredible tangy herb dressing with roasted pumpkin seeds and crunchy tortilla strips on top. Delish!

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Cilantro Pepita Dressing
2 medium Poblano or Anaheim chiles, roasted, peeled and seeded
? cup roasted pepitas (pumpkin seeds)
3 cloves garlic, peeled
¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
1 teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon garlic powder
½ teaspoon onion powder
10 ounces salad oil
¼ cup red wine vinegar
1 tablespoon lemon juice
6 tablespoons grated Cotija cheese (substitute Parmesan if you can\'t find this cheese)
2 small bunches cilantro, stemmed
1 cup mayonnaise
3 tablespoons water
Salad
3 corn tortillas
vegetable oil
2 large heads romaine lettuce, rinsed and spun dry
? cup finely grated Cotija cheese
1 roasted red bell pepper, peeled and cut into julienne strips
½ cup pepitas (roasted pumpkin seeds)
1 cup cooked chicken or steak, chopped (optional)
Place all dressing ingredients except cilantro, mayonnaise and water in a blender or food processor. Blend approximately 10 seconds, and then slowly add cilantro until blended smooth. Place mayonnaise and...
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Nutritions

Calories
1699

Sodium
2073mg
86% DV

Fat
87g
134% DV

Protein
72g
144% DV

Carbs
72g
24% DV

Fiber
16g
64% DV