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Summer Salad with Cilantro Lime Vinaigrette (08.06.13)

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Posted at 9:22 AM, Aug 06, 2013
and last updated 2013-08-06 12:19:02-04
  • 1 head of romaine, chopped into ½ inch slices
  • 1 beef steak tomato, diced
  • 1 egg, hard boiled and roughly chopped
  • Mexican Cheese, to taste (cotija, ranchero, oaxacan, etc.)
  • 1/4 cup black beans
  • 1/8 cup fresh corn
  • 1/8 cup diced fresh avocado
  • Cilantro Lime Vinaigrette, to taste (see below)
  • 4oz of protein, any type (fish, beef, chicken, etc.)

Combine first 7 ingredients in a large bowl.

Cilantro Lime Vinaigrette

  • 3/4 vegetable or salad oil
  • 1/3 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 tsp fresh lime zest
  • 1/2 cup (packed) roughly chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 serrano peppers, stemmed and roughly chopped
  • Salt, to taste

Combine all ingredients in the blender and blend until smooth. Mix desired amount of vinaigrette on the summer salad. Store remaining vinaigrette in a jar in the fridge for up to 5 days or until ready to use.

Courtesy: Costa Vida