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Fajita Salad with Creamy Cilantro-Lime Dressing


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Ingredients:

  • 1 tb Olive oil
  • 1 ts Ground cumin
  • 1 ts Paprika
  • 1 ts Chili powder
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 1/4 ts Pepper
  • 1 lb Chicken breasts without skin; boned, cut in strips
  • Cooking spray
  • 6 c Lettuce; shredded
  • 1 1/3 c Green bell pepper; thinly sliced rings
  • 1 lg Tomato; cut in 8 wedges
  • 1 c Red onion; thinly sliced
  • 1 cn (16oz) pinto beans; rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 c Monterey jack cheese; shredded
  • 2 tb Ripe olives; sliced
  • CREAMY CILANTRO-LIME
-DRESSING
  • 1/2 c Sour cream; light
  • 1/2 c Mayonnaise; light
  • 1/3 c Milk; skim
  • 3 tb Lime juice
  • 2 tb Fresh cilantro; chopped
  • 1 tb Balsamic vinegar
  • 2 Cloves garlic; minced

Directions:

For Fajita Salad: Combine first 6 ingredients; stir well. Add chicken; toss to coat. Coat a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray; place over medium heat until hot. Add chicken mixture; sauté 8 minutes or until chicken is done. Set aside.
 
Divide lettuce, bell pepper, tomato, onion, beans, chicken, cheese and olives evenly among 4 plates; drizzle with creamy dressing.
 
For Creamy Cilantro-Lime Dressing: Combine last 7 ingredients, stir well with whisk. Cover and chill 1 hour.
 
Posted to EAT-L Digest by Perry Greene <palgreen@HIWAAY.NET> on Dec 22, 1997