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Rainbow Mexican Salad

Posted by on Nov. 12, 2012 at 8:28 AM
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 Rainbow Mexican SaladPrep: 30 minutes

Serves: 6

Colorful and flavorful ingredients like tomatoes, Cheddar cheese, avocado, corn and olives are easily arranged to make a salad that gets a delicious crunch from crumbled cheese crisps. It makes a beautiful presentation and is ready in just 30 minutes.


1/4 cup reduced fat ranch salad dressing
1/4 cup reduced fat vinaigrette salad dressing
1/4 cup salsa
1 large head romaine lettuce, shredded (about 12 cups)
1 cup grape tomatoes cut in half
1 cup shredded reduced fat Cheddar cheese (about 4 ounces)
1 cup fresh, thawed frozen or drained canned whole kernel corn
1 medium avocado, pitted, peeled and cut into cubes (about 1 cup)
1/2 cup sliced pitted ripe olive
1 cup rinsed, drained canned pinto beans
1 cup crumbled Pepperidge FarmĀ® Baked NaturalsĀ® Cheese Crisps - Four Cheese Medley (about 30)
1 cup shredded cooked beef or chicken or cooked shrimp
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves


Stir the ranch dressing, vinaigrette dressing and salsa in a small bowl.

Place the lettuce onto a serving platter. Arrange the tomatoes, cheese, corn, avocado, olives, beans, cheese crisps and beef, if desired, in rows on the lettuce to form a "rainbow". Sprinkle with the cilantro. Serve with the dressing mixture.

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by on Nov. 12, 2012 at 8:28 AM
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Replies (1-10):
by Margaret on Nov. 12, 2012 at 9:48 AM
That looks so pretty!
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by on Nov. 12, 2012 at 1:02 PM

So pretty!

by Juanita on Nov. 13, 2012 at 8:32 PM
This looks so pretty! I would enjoy eating this.
by Charlene on Nov. 13, 2012 at 9:47 PM


by Danelle on Nov. 14, 2012 at 10:05 AM

Looks yummy

by Ticia on Nov. 14, 2012 at 4:39 PM

Looks good!

by New Member on Nov. 14, 2012 at 5:46 PM
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by Silver Member on Nov. 14, 2012 at 8:34 PM

 You're welcome!

by on Nov. 14, 2012 at 9:57 PM

YUM oh I'm full but I still want it

by on Nov. 16, 2012 at 8:07 PM

That looks delicious!

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