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Southwestern Salad with Guacamole Dressing

Southwestern Salad with Guacamole Dressing

Try this crunchy salad as a cool accompaniment to spicier dishes. The yield is large, making it perfect for a party, but it can easily be halved.

Oxmoor House OCTOBER 2006

  • Yield: 10 servings (serving size: 1 cup)
  • Prep time:15 Minutes


  • 4 cups shredded red cabbage (about 1/2 medium head)
  • 3 cups shredded romaine lettuce
  • 1 cup (1/4-inch) julienne-cut green or yellow bell pepper
  • 3/4 cup cilantro leaves
  • 3/4 cup thinly sliced red onion
  • 1/2 cup green salsa
  • 1 small ripe peeled avocado, seeded and coarsely mashed
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon chipotle chile powder (such as McCormick; optional)


1. Combine first 5 ingredients in a large bowl. In a small bowl, stir together salsa and next 3 ingredients. Add to cabbage mixture; toss gently to coat.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 49
  • Calories from fat: 50%
  • Fat: 2.7g
  • Saturated fat: 0.4g
  • Protein: 1.3g
  • Carbohydrate: 6.3g
  • Fiber: 2.3g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 0.8mg
  • Sodium: 82mg
  • Calcium: 26mg

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