Healthy Meal Prep
Southwest Summer Salad Recipe

Southwest Summer Salad

Description

Rice, chicken, avocado, and tomato are tossed in a jalapeno dressing creating a refreshing Southwest-inspired salad perfect for hot weather.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups chilled cooked rice
  • 2 cups shredded cooked chicken
  • 1 large tomato, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 bunch green onions, sliced
  • 1 avocado, diced
  • ⅓ cup canola oil
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon lime zest
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, minced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground oregano
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ½ teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 head lettuce, chopped

Instructions


  1. Combine rice, chicken, tomato, cilantro, green onions, and avocado together in a bowl.
  2. Whisk canola oil, lime juice, lime zest, garlic, jalapeno pepper, salt, oregano, cumin, and chili powder together in a bowl; pour over rice mixture and toss to coat. Chill in refrigerator, about 1 hour.
  3. Place lettuce in a serving bowl; top with rice mixture.

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Nutritional Information

Southwest Summer Salad

Servings Per Recipe: 4
Calories: 508.9
% Daily Value *
protein: 51 %
carbohydrates: 13 %
exchange other carbs:
dietary fiber: 32 %
sugars:
fat: 45 %
saturated fat: 16 %
cholesterol: 18 %
vitamin a iu: 39 %
niacin equivalents: 126 %
vitamin b6: 49 %
vitamin c: 56 %
folate: 44 %
calcium: 11 %
iron: 22 %
magnesium: 26 %
potassium: 27 %
sodium: 27 %
thiamin: 37 %
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
**Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
(-)Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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