Southwestern Salad Toss

You know how good salads taste when you order them from a restaurant? Well, we recreated one of our favorites and came up with this recipe for Southwestern Salad Toss that we think is even better than the original! Full of yummy mix-ins and topped off with a light, fresh, and flavorful dressing, this salad will definitely impress everyone!

Serves: 6
Preparation Time: 10 minutes

What You'll Need:

1 head romaine lettuce, cut into bite-sized pieces
1 1/2 cups cherry tomatoes, cut in half
2 cups frozen corn, thawed
1/4 cup chopped red onion
1 (15-ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained

1 cup cilantro, stems removed
1 avocado, pitted and peeled
2 cloves garlic
1/2 cup olive oil
1/2 cup mayonnaise
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper

What To Do:

1. In a large bowl, combine romaine, tomatoes, corn, onion, and black beans; set aside.

2. In a blender or food processor, combine dressing ingredients; process until smooth.

3. Pour desired amount of dressing over salad and toss until evenly coated. Refrigerate any leftover dressing for later use.