Cobb Salad With Chipotle Black Bean Vinaigrette

“Canned beans are naturally nutritious, providing protein, calcium and iron. This recipe packs all of that goodness into a spicy, creamy vinaigrette that is as appropriate dressing a green salad as it is flavoring a taco, a burrito or a quesadilla.”
READY IN:
15mins
SERVES:
12
YIELD:
12
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preparation:
  2. To make the dressing, purée all of the dressing ingredients in a blender or food processor until smooth.
  3. Toss the corn and red pepper in a small bowl; set aside.
  4. Toss the tomato, cucumber and onion in a separate bowl; set aside.
  5. Make a bed of arugula or watercress on a large platter. Top 1/3 of the greens with the corn mixture.
  6. Place the tomato and cucumber next to the corn, covering another 1/3 of the greens.
  7. Cover the remaining greens with the sliced chicken; top the chicken with crumbled bacon. Drizzle half the dressing over top, and scatter the diced avocado overall. Serve the remaining dressing on the side.
  8. Nutrition Information for Dressing Per Serving: Calories 60; Total fat 2.5g; Saturated fat 0g; Cholesterol 0mg; Sodium 130mg; Carbohydrate 7g; Fiber 2g; Protein 2g; Vitamin A 2%DV**; Vitamin C 4%DV; Calcium 2%DV; Iron 4%DV; Potassium 38%DV Nutrition Information for
  9. Dressed Salad Per Serving: Calories 190; Total fat 8g; Saturated fat 1.5g; Cholesterol 25mg; Sodium 270mg; Carbohydrate 18g; Fiber 5g; Protein 13g; Vitamin A 20%DV; Vitamin C 35%DV; Calcium 4%DV; Iron 10%DV; Potassium 38%DV * For salt indicated as the amount “to taste,” no amount of the ingredient is included in the analysis. ** Daily Value.

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