Sant Fe Salad With Home Made Creamy Ranch Dressing

Ingredients

Dressing Ingredients:
3/4 cup sour cream
1 cup mayonnaise
cup buttermilk
1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1/4 teaspoon ground coriander
1/2 teaspoon red chile powder
1/4 teaspoon sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground white pepper
1 tablespoon heaping flat leaf parsley, finely chopped
Salad ingredients:
3 heads Place of Romaine lettuce, roughly chopped, into a serving bowl
1/2 cup of chopped red onion
2 tablespoons heaping fresh chopped cilantro
1 teaspoon jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced
2 tablespoons lime juice
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 avocado, peeled, seeded and cubed
15 oz can of red kidney beans, drained and rinsed
8 oz can of black olives, drained and sliced
1 cup of plum tomatoes seeded and finely chopped

Preparation

1
In a bowl, whisk together;
2
Cup sour cream
3
Cup mayonnaise
4
Cup buttermilk
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Tbsp red wine vinegar
6
Add;
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Tsp minced garlic
8
Tsp ground coriander
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Tsp red chile powder
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Tsp sugar
11
Tsp salt
12
Tsp ground white pepper
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Heaping Tbsp flat leaf parsley, finely chopped
14
Mix well and store in an airtight container
15
Salad:
16
Place 3 heads of Romaine lettuce, roughly chopped, into a serving bowl
17
In a small mixing bowl, combine;
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Cup of chopped red onion
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Heaping Tbsp fresh chopped cilantro
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Tsp jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced
21
Tbsp lime juice
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Tsp salt
23
Mix well
24
In a medium mixing bowl, combine;
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Avocado, peeled, seeded and cubed
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Oz can of red kidney beans, drained and rinsed
27
Oz can of black olives, drained and sliced
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Cup of plum tomatoes seeded and finely chopped
29
Mix well
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Add onion mixture avocado mixture and set aside until ready to serve. You can prepare this in the morning and refrigerate until ready to serve lunch.
31
Add dressing to lettuce and toss to coat
32
Place a serving of lettuce on each plate
33
Scoop a heaping spoonful of the vegetable mixture on top of the lettuce
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Top with lightly crumbled tortilla strips
35
Serve

 



Yield:

8 servings

Added:

Tuesday, November 16, 2010 - 6:10am

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