Avocado and Grilled Chicken Chopped Salad with Skinny Chipotle-Lime Ranch Recipe

admin January 27, 2016 0
Avocado and Grilled Chicken Chopped Salad with Skinny Chipotle-Lime Ranch Recipe

Ingredients

Salad
  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts, grilled and diced
  • 10 oz grape tomatoes, halved
  • 2 medium avocados (semi-firm but ripe), peeled, cored and diced
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh corn
  • 1 head Romaine lettuce, chopped
  • 1/2 cup crumbled Cotija cheese
Chipotle-Lime Ranch
  • 1 cup low-fat plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup light mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup buttermilk, then more as needed
  • 2 Tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 2 chipotle chile peppers in adobo
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 2 tsp dried parsley
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp dried dill
  • 1/2 tsp dried chives
  • 1/4 tsp paprika
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste

Instructions

For the salad:

  • Add all salad ingredients to a large bowl and gently toss. Plate and serve with Chipotle-Lime Ranch.

For the dressing:

  • Add all ingredients to a food processor and pulse until chipotle peppers are well minced. Add in a few more tablespoons of buttermilk to thin as needed. Store in refrigerator in an airtight container.

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