Fiesta Bowl Salad

Fiesta Bowl Salad from the cookbook Bite Me, by Julie Albert & Lisa Gnat.  Serves 4.


  • 1 head iceberg lettuce, chopped
  • 4 tomatoes, seeded and diced
  • 1 avocado, peeled and diced
  • 1 roasted deli chicken, breast meat shredded
  • 3/4 cup shredded cheddar or Monterey Jack cheese

Salsa Dressing:

  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup salsa
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup canned chopped green chilies
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/4 tsp chili powder
  • 2 cups crumbled tortilla chips, for topping


  1. Place lettuce, tomatoes, avocado, chicken and grated cheese in a large salad bowl.
  2. For the dressing:  In a medium bowl, whisk together sour cream, salsa, mayonnaise, chopped green chilies, lime juice, sugar, cumin and chili powder.
  3. Add dressing to salad bowl, tossing well to coat. Sprinkle salad with crumbled tortilla chips.


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