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24-Hour Chicken Fiesta Salad

Makes: 4 servings Yield: Makes 4 main-dish servings
Prep 30 mins Chill 4 hrs to 24 hrs
24-Hour Chicken Fiesta Salad
Ingredients
  • 4  cups  torn iceberg, Boston, or Bibb lettuce
  • 1/2  cup  shredded Monterey Jack cheese with jalapeno peppers (2 ounces)
  • 1/2 15  ounce can  black beans, pinto beans, or garbanzo beans (chickpeas), rinsed and drained (1 cup)
  • 8  ounces  chopped cooked chicken or turkey (about 1-1/2 cups)
  • 2  small tomatoes, cut into thin wedges
  • 1  cup  jicama (about 4 ounces), cut into bite-size strips, or 1 cup shredded carrot
  • 1/2  cup  sliced pitted ripe olives (optional)
  • 1  Chile Dressing
  • 3/4  cup  crushed tortilla chips (optional)
Directions

1. Place the lettuce in a large (2-quart) salad bowl. Layer ingredients in the following order: cheese, beans, chicken, tomatoes, jicama, and, if desired, olives. Spread Chile Dressing evenly over salad, sealing to edge of bowl. Cover salad tightly with plastic wrap. Chill for 4 to 24 hours. To serve, toss lightly to coat evenly. If desired, sprinkle with crushed tortilla chips. Makes 4 main-dish servings.

Chile Dressing

Yield: Makes about 3/4 cup
Ingredients
  • 1/2  cup  mayonnaise or salad dressing
  • 1 4  ounce can  chopped canned green chile peppers
  • 1 1/2  teaspoons  chili powder
  • 1  clove garlic, minced
Directions

1. In a small bowl stir together mayonnaise or salad dressing, green chile peppers, chili powder, and garlic. Makes about 3/4 cup.

Nutrition Facts (24-Hour Chicken Fiesta Salad)
  • Servings Per Recipe 4,
  • cal. (kcal) 444,
  • Fat, total (g) 32,
  • chol. (mg) 73,
  • sat. fat (g) 7,
  • carb. (g) 17,
  • Monosaturated fat (g) 3,
  • Polyunsaturated fat (g) 14,
  • fiber (g) 5,
  • sugar (g) 3,
  • pro. (g) 26,
  • vit. A (IU) 1020,
  • vit. C (mg) 30,
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 6,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0,
  • Folate (g) 48,
  • Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0,
  • sodium (mg) 460,
  • Potassium (mg) 485,
  • calcium (mg) 182,
  • iron (mg) 3,
  • Vegetables () 2,
  • Starch () 1,
  • Lean Meat () 3,
  • Fat () 5,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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