Recipe for Layered Southwest Salad – Layer this salad in a beautiful clear glass bowl for the best “wow” factor. It looks great and tastes terrific. Just mix and match the flavors to match your family’s taste.
Layer ingredients in a 2-quart serving bowl in this order: lettuce, chicken, tomatoes, black beans, onions.
In a separate bowl, mix mayonnaise, sour cream, salsa and cilantro. Spread dressing over onions, sealing to edge of bowl. Top with grated cheese; cover. Refrigerate several hours or overnight. Garnish with crisply cooked bacon slices, crumbled, and additional cheddar cheese, if desired.