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chicken and black bean salad with chipolte vinaigrette

Servings 1
Author Marie

Ingredients

For the salad:

  • 3 cups of romaine or iceburg lettuce , shredded,
  • 1 each of red bell pepper and small onion , sliced thinly and grilled
  • ¼ cup Mexican cheese , shredded
  • ¼ cup black beans , cooked
  • ¼ cup chicken , grilled and cubed or shredded
  • ¼ cup guacamole (optional)
  • sour cream (optional)

For the dressing:

  • ½ cup red wine vinegar
  • cup honey
  • 1 tablespoon fresh oregano
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 minced chipotle pepper in Adobo sauce (roughly 1 Tablespoon)
  • 1 ½ cup salad oil (canola or vegetable, NOT olive oil)

Instructions

  • Arrange salad ingredients on a large plate
  • In a small food processor, combine all the salad dressing ingredients except for the oil.
  • Add the oil in a thin stream while processor is on high speed.
  • Drizzle dressing on top of salad.
  • Serve with sour cream if desired.