• prep: 10 min
  • cook: 20 min
  • total: 30 min
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  • Summary

    A hearty and flavorful main dish southwest chicken salad with black beans, red onions, bell peppers, shredded cheese, and avocado - all spritzed with fresh lime juice and topped with a quick southwest ranch dressing and cilantro!

    Ingredients

    • 2 large boneless skinless chicken breasts, sliced in half lengthwise
    • salt and pepper to taste
    • 1 tablespoon taco seasoning OR similar equivalent of similar spices (cumin, chili powder, onion powder, etc)
    • 6 cups chopped romaine lettuce
    • 1 15-ounce can yellow corn, drained and rinsed
    • 1 15-ounce can black beans, drained and rinsed
    • 1 red bell pepper, diced
    • ½ red onion, sliced or chopped
    • ½ cup shredded Mexican blend cheese (I have also subbed feta cheese crumbles)
    • 1 avocado, sliced
    • chopped cilantro and limes for squeezing
    • ½ cup prepared ranch dressing
    • 1½ teaspoons each chili powder and ground cumin

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 573 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 11 g 16.53%
    • Saturated Fat: 2 g 8.73%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 4 mg 1.31%
    • Sodium: 1291 mg 53.78%
    • Calcium: 167 mg 16.69%
    • Potassium: 871 mg 24.89%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 6 mg 30.85%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 104 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 23 g 90.41%
    • Sugar: 29 g
    • Protein: 22 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 90.65%
    • Vitamin C 266.13%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat0
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs1
    • Exchange - Starch5
    • Exchange - Vegetables3
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total3 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total5 oz-eq

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