This summer, enjoy a hearty salad in your food plans. With a mix of veggies, greens and protein from black beans and chicken, you and other health-conscious party-goers can enjoy a healthy option at any summer celebration.
1 tbsp. barbecue sauce
1 tbsp. fat-free plain Greek yogurt
3/4 tsp. ranch dressing/dip seasoning max
4 cups chopped romaine or iceberg lettuce
4 oz. cooked and chopped skinless chicken breast
1/4 cup chopped tomato
1/4 cup peeled and chopped jicama
1/4 cup canned black beans, drained and rinsed
1 oz. chopped avocado
2 tbsp. sweet corn kernels
1 tbsp. chopped cilantro
To make the dressing, combine barbecue sauce, Greek yogurt and ranch seasoning in a small bowl. Add 2 teaspoons of water and stir until uniform.
Place all salad ingredients in a large bowl. Top salad with dressing or serve dressing on the side.
- Courtesy of “The Hungry Girl Diet’ by Lisa Lillien, www.hungry-girl.com