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Cilantro Caesar Salad

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“I created this recipe one day and it has been a family favorite ever since! Everyone loves this salad, but you must like cilantro.”
READY IN:
20mins
SERVES:
6-8
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (12 ounce) jarmarie's caesar salad dressing (or whatever Caesar dressing you prefer, I like Marie's)
  • 1 bunch cilantro, rinsed and patted dry
  • 2 tablespoons sweet chili sauce (can be found in Asian stores or in the Asian section of the grocery store)
  • 1 large lime, juiced
  • 3 romaine lettuce hearts
  • 12 small red onion, sliced into thin strips
  • 34 cup frozen sweet corn, thawed but not warm
  • 1 (8 ounce) can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup crushed tortilla chips (I like to use Guacamole flavored tortilla chips, but if you can't find them nacho cheese flavor will)

Directions

  1. In a blender or food processor blend Caesar Dressing, rinsed cilantro (stems and all!), chili sauce and the lime juice. Blend for 2 minutes or until completely blended and green. If you can, let it sit in the refrigerator for a couple hours or more so the flavors come out.
  2. Chop the romaine into bite-size pieces and put into a large bowl. Throw in thawed corn, red onion and rinsed beans. Crunch up the chips so they are in smaller pieces, but don’t add the chips to the salad until you are right about to serve it.
  3. Once you are about to serve it add the dressing and the chips and toss together.

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