Southwest Chopped Salad
  • Servings: 4
  • Preparation Time: 10-15 minutes
  • Salad:
  • 1 c. chopped green cabbage
  • 1 c. chopped green leaf lettuce
  • 1 c. chopped kale
  • 1 c. chopped red cabbage
  • 1/2 c. chopped carrots
  • 1/2 c. green onion, very thinly sliced
  • 1/2 c. sliced ripe olives
  • 1 c. Mexican shredded cheese
  • Fritos, whole or lightly crushed to taste
  • Dressing:
  • 1/2 c. of your favorite Ranch dressing
  • 1/4 c. of your favorite roasted salsa (or more to taste)
  • 1/2 t. chili powder
  • 1/2 t. smoked paprika
  • 1/2 t. cumin
  1. Put all the chopped veggies in a large bowl and chill until serving. In a small bowl mix together dressing ingredients and stir well. Chill until serving. When ready to serve, top salad with olives, cheese, and Fritos. Serve dressing on the side.
Our family enjoys this salad with a variety of Tex Mex and Southwest dishes such as Enchiladas, Tamale Pie, Cilantro Lime Chicken, etc.