Avocado and Grilled Chicken Salad



Ingredients


Salad

  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts , grilled and diced

  • 10 oz grape tomatoes , halved

  • 2 medium avocados (semi-firm but ripe), peeled, cored and diced

  • 1 1/2 cups fresh corn

  • 1 head Romaine lettuce , chopped

  • 1/2 cup crumbled Cotija cheese

Chipotle-Lime Ranch

  • 1 cup low-fat plain Greek yogurt

  • 1/4 cup light mayonnaise

  • 1/4 cup buttermilk , then more as needed

  • 2 Tbsp fresh lime juice

  • 1 - 2 chipotle chile peppers in adobo

  • 1 clove garlic

  • 2 tsp dried parsley

  • 1/2 tsp onion powder

  • 1/2 tsp dried dill

  • 1/2 tsp dried chives

  • 1/4 tsp paprika

  • Salt and freshly ground pepper , to taste


Instructions


For the salad:

  1. Add all salad ingredients to a large bowl and gently toss.

  2. Plate and serve with Chipotle-Lime Ranch.

For the dressing:

  1. Add all ingredients to a food processor and pulse until chipotle peppers are well minced.

  2. Add in a few more tablespoons of buttermilk to thin as needed.

  3. Store in refrigerator in an airtight container.


Prep Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes

Servings: 4


Recipe Source: Cooking Classy