Thursday, June 2, 2011

Romaine Salad with Avocado Dressing

First, THANK YOU! Cookin for my Captain has hit 200 Followers!! Ya'll are awesome!!

I'm looking to do a great giveaway after hitting this mark, so stay tuned!
This was a great lunch for us--and it would serve 4 adults, easily, with these measurements. And it is very filling! Perfect for a weekend lunch in the Spring!

1 medium ripe avocado
1/2 cup mayonnaise (the real stuff)
1/4 cup canola oil

3 tablespoons lemon juice
2 garlic cloves, peeled
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 bunches romaine, torn
2 medium tomatoes, cut into wedges
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1 can (2 1/4 ounce) sliced ripe olives, drained
corn chips

In a [large] food processor, blend the first 6 ingredients until smooth.

In a large bowl, combine the romaine, tomatoes, cheese and olives. Pour dressing over salad; toss to coat.

Sprinkle with corn chips.


The dressing is really thick--so don't add all at once! And don't put chips in until ready to serve--they go soggy fast!


Amy said...

You are so making me want my food processor right now. Hubs broke the canister portion and all I have is the base. Aren't they so handy for so many recipes. This looks delicious :D

Chef in Training said...

yum! I found you through a blog hop and love your blog! I am your newest follower and would love it if you would check out my blog and follow me too! Thanks!

Anonymous said...

Congrats on hitting 200!!! I was excited just to hit 50! :o)

Susie B. Homemaker said...

Yay for more followers and giveaways! :p The salad looks good- the corn chips are unexpected but a nice addition.

Tiffany said...

This is something I'll have to try! I love avocado.

Unknown said...

Congrats on hitting 200 followers! I love the idea of the crunchy corn chips on top of this salad.

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