Tex-Mex Chopped Salad


  • 2/3 cup salsa
  • 2/3 cup ranch dressing
  • 2 10-ounce packages hearts of romaine lettuce, chopped
  • 1 15-ounce can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup cucumber, seeded and chopped
  • 1 cup jicama, peeled and chopped
  • 3 plum tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 avocado, chopped
  • 3/4 pound cooked pulled pork, chicken or flank steak, chopped or sliced
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 cups coarsely crushed tortilla chips


  1. In a small bowl, stir together the salsa and the ranch dressing and set aside.
  2. Place the lettuce in a large serving bowl and layer with the black beans, cucumber, jicama, tomatoes, avocado, protein of choice, cheese, and tortilla chips.
  3. Drizzle with enough dressing to coat lightly and toss to evenly distribute.

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