[RECIPE] Tossed Guacamole

posted Aug 23, 2014, 7:34 PM by Merrin McGregor   [ updated Sep 9, 2014, 9:47 PM ]

[Gumshoe Guacamole]

Vegetables Accidentally Recipe: Tossed GuacamoleAt the flavor intersection of summer and guacamole, this crowd pleaser is an easy party trick that serves up nearly 10 cups of fruits and veggies. With so much amazing produce in season – especially corn and tomatoes – you can't miss whether you serve this dish as a side or the star of the plate.

Dressing
zest of 1 lime
¼ cup lime juice
¼ cup olive oil
1 clove garlic, minced
½ teaspoon ground cumin
½ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon black pepper
 teaspoon cayenne

Salad
3 cups chopped avocado
2 cups (10 ounces) chopped cooked boneless 
   skinless chicken breast
2 cups halved cherry tomatoes
1 (15-ounce) can black beans, drained and    
   rinsed 
(1¾ cups)
1 cup chopped red or yellow bell pepper
1 cup corn, fresh or frozen and thawed
½ cup finely chopped red onion 
½ cup fresh cilantro  
1 tablespoon finely chopped jalapeño
salt and pepper

Directions

1. Make the dressing in a small bowl by whisking together lime zest and juice, oil, garlic, cumin, salt, pepper and cayenne.

2. In a large bowl, combine avocado, chicken, tomatoes, beans, bell pepper, corn, onion, cilantro and jalapeño. Add dressing, tossing to coat. Check seasoning and adjust as needed.

3. Serve this fraudulent favorite at room temperature or chilled

Slyly Serves: 6 – 8


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