Layered Southwest Salad

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.

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.

Layered Southwest Salad

Ingredients

  • 6 cups lettuce, shredded
  • 3 cups rotisserie chicken, shredded
  • 2 cups tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 cups canned black beans, rinsed
  • 1 cup red onion, sliced into rings
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup salsa
  • 1 tablespoon cilantro, finely chopped
  • 2 cups sharp cheddar cheese, grated
  • 2 slices bacon (optional)

Instructions

  1. Layer ingredients in a 2-quart serving bowl in this order: lettuce, chicken, tomatoes, black beans, onions.
  2. 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.
http://flavorite.net/2015/04/16/layered-southwest-salad/

Recipe and Photo Courtesy of DallasNews.com

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