Taco SaladThere are a couple places here that serve a chipotle lime dressing on their salads. Its one of my favourites. Then last weekend we went to a taco place and had a salad that was so good I had to give a try at duplicating it. Tonight I think I got it down pretty well. I used a mix of the broccoli slaw thats available and crunchy green lettuce, which I found (at the taco place) had great texture. I made a batch of chipotle lime dressing and think the flavour is pretty much dead on with my favourite salad place. Though mine seemed a bit spicier.

I tossed in half of an avocado, diced. Topped it with some shredded cheese, a scoop of fresh made pico de gallo, some taco beef (shrimp would have been yummy too!), a dollop of sour cream, and a sprinkle of tajin.

Below are the recipes for the dressing and for the pico de gallo.

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Pico de Gallo

Ingredients

  • 1 container of cherry or grape tomatoes chopped and deseeded
  • 1/2 small onion chopped fine
  • 1/2 jalapeno chopped fine
  • Juice of 1 1/2 limes
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 small bunch cilantro chopped fine
  • S&P to taste

Instructions

  • Combine all ingredients in a bowl and set in refrigerator until needed
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