Sunday, January 13, 2013

6 Santa Fe Salad with Chili Lime Dressing

Tomorrow some of my 'blogger' friends and I are hosting a "Healthy" linky party! :-) Link up with recipes, workouts, success stories, and ideas for staying on track with your New Years resolutions:-) When you link up on Elizabeth Ann's Recipe Box, your link is immediately seen on the other hostess' blogs too! :-) It is a wonderful way to discover new blogs and to share great recipes and other healthy ideas! :-) 
Here are the hostesses! :-) 
Meg from Henning Love
Allison from Cupcake Diaries
Whitney from Harvest Home!
I can't wait to see all of your ideas! :-) 

In the spirit of healthy eating, here is a wonderful Weight Watchers salad! 
{I didn't make the dressing but it sounds amazing!} 
Santa Fe Salad with Chili Lime Dressing
6 Tbsp reduced-calorie mayonnaise
3 Tbsp cilantro, fresh, finely chopped
3 Tbsp water 
1 medium uncooked scallion(s), minced 
2 Tbsp fresh lime juice
2 tsp sugar 
1/2 tsp chili powder  
15 oz canned black beans, rinsed and drained  
1 1/2 cup(s) cooked corn kernels, fresh or frozen  
2 cup(s) grape tomatoes   
1 medium sweet red pepper(s), cut into thin strips (about 1 1/2 cups) 
8 cup(s) romaine lettuce, cut into thick shreds (about 2 hearts) 
To make dressing, in a small bowl, whisk together mayonnaise, cilantro, water, scallion, lime juice, sugar and chili powder until smooth. Transfer to a jar or a plastic container with a tight-fitting lid and refrigerate until ready to use. In a large bowl or food storage container, layer remaining ingredients in order listed; cover and refrigerate.To serve, spoon salad ingredients into a bowl. Shake dressing and then drizzle dressing over salad; toss well to coat. Yields about 2 cups of salad and 1 1/2 tablespoons of dressing per serving.
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6 comments:

  1. How yummy. I have been eating so many salads and this would be great on my rotation.

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  2. I love a salad with beans. A lot of people aren't into them, but I grew up with them so don't have any issues. A perfect recipe for New Year's commitments to health!

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  3. I know what I am making for dinner tonight! xx

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  4. This looks SO good...and it will help use up some of the contents of my fridge's vegetable drawer (and some lonely frozen corn). Discovered your blog thanks you a comment you left...I look forward to reading more!

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