Satisfy your cravings for a light Southwest meal with this attractive salad.
1/3 cup oil
1/4 cup lemon juice
2 tablespoons cilantro, finely chopped
1 teaspoon sugar
1 clove garlic, minced
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 1/2 cups cooked chicken, diced
15 oz. black beans, rinsed and drained
1 cup cooked corn kernels
1 onion, sliced
1 bell pepper, sliced or diced
Combine the first 8 ingredients to make the dressing. Set aside for 30 minutes to allow flavours to blend. Place shredded lettuce on individual plates or on a large serving plate; top with chicken, beans, corn, onion and bell pepper. Drizzle with dressing and top with cheese and tomatoes.