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Tex-Mex Chopped Chicken Salad Recipe

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A Tex-Mex inspired salad full of fresh vegetables, beans, cheddar cheese, tortilla chips and spicy pumpkin seeds with a bright and zesty honey lime dressing.

I love those recipes that we all grew up with, they are just too good to miss out on.

What you’ll need

dressing1 cup ranch dressing2 Tbsp taco seasoning, hot or mildsalad3 cups chicken, cooked, cooled and diced4 cups Romaine lettuce, chopped, about 1 head2 Roma tomatoes, diced1 cucumber, seeded and diced1 cup corn kernels, fresh or frozen4-5 green onions, sliced1 15 oz can black beans, drained and rinsed4 oz sharp cheddar cheese, or pepper jack, cut into ¼” cubes1/4 cup cilantro, choppedjuice of 1/2 of a lime1 cup tortilla chips, crushedjalapeño, diced, toasted pumpkin seeds, diced avocado or jicama for garnish (optional)

Instructions:

In a small bowl, stir together ingredients for dressing then refrigerate until ready to use.In a large bowl, toss salad ingredients together. Add dressing a little at a time then toss until lightly coated.Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve immediately.

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