Fiesta Salad

By Ness on September 15, 2008 | Salads

This salad just makes me want to party. Enjoy!


1 Tomato
1 Tbs. chopped fresh cilantro
1 finely chopped Jalapeño (seeds and center removed)
1/4 large red onion chopped medium to fine (for salsa)
1/4 large red onion chopped fine (for beans)
½ tsp. chopped from garlic
Lime juice
Kosher Salt
1 Tbs. Canola oil
Hearts of romaine
Lighthouse Brand Salsa Ranch Dressing (in refrigerator section of store)
Tortilla chips

For Salsa

Chop tomato, onion, jalapeno, and cilantro. Combine all in a bowel. Add salt and lime juice to taste.

For Beans

Heat 1 Tbs. of canola oil in a skillet. Add the ½ tsp. fresh garlic and the onions. Sauté for 1 minute. Add black beans and cumin to taste (2 tsp.) and sauté for 2 minutes. Add ¼ cup of water and 1 Tbs. lime juice. Bring to a simmer and remove from heat.

For Salad

Chop up lettuce and combine with salad dressing to taste. Sprinkle beans and salsa over salad and crumble 2-3 tortilla chips over salad and serve.