Mexican Salad




  1. Tear lettuce into bite-sized pieces.
  2. Combine lettuce, cheese, onions, olives, and tomatoes in large salad bowl.
  3. To make dressing, combine avocado, lemon juice, sour cream, oil, sugar, garlic salt, and chili powder; mix until smooth. This may be done in a blender.
  4. Toss salad with dressing and add crushed chips last.
Special Diets:
  1. Reduced Sodium: Use low-salt cheese. Omit olives. For the dressing, use garlic powder instead of garlic salt. Omit tortilla chips. 67 mg sodium per serving.
  2. Reduced Calorie: Omit olives. Use low-fat cheese. For the dressing, use 3/4 cup buttermilk in place of sour cream. Use 3/4 teaspoon garlic salt, and 3/4 teaspoon chili powder. 134 calories per serving.
  3. Diabetic exchange (for original recipe): 1 vegetable exchange & 1 starch exchange & 3 1/2 fat exchanges.
* Recipes created for given quantity. Changes to quantities are for planning purposes only and have not been tested.