Hi all– Well, I guess I don’t need to tell you how to put together a taco salad. You’ve probably made more than a few of them yourself. That’s what we had for dinner. But you might want to know about about the creamy green dressing we slathered on top. It’s a kind of ranch dressing with a spanish accent! Pretty and delicious all in one jar.
LIME CILANTRO DRESSING
1/3 cup olive oil
1/2 cup unflavored yogurt
1 tab. lime juice (about 1 lime’s worth)
1/2 tsp. finely grated lime peel
2 cloves of garlic, minced
1 tab. tarragon vinegar*
1 bunch of cilantro, chopped
1/2 tsp. sea salt
This couldn’t be easier. Just drop all the ingredients into a blender or grind them with a stick blender til smooth. Viola!
*I love tarragon vinegar–not too sharp, lovely flavor. You can use whatever your favorite vinegar happens to be.
P.S.– And what was in our taco salad? Layered on a platter, there was, lettuce, cilantro, black beans, corn, tomato, red bell pepper bits, jicama, leftover roast chicken, avocado, cortijo cheese and, of course, the dressing! Along with a hunk of cornbread, it’s dinner!