Chicken Taco Salad with Homemade Ranch Dressing

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Dressing Ingredients *

½ cup mayonnaise

½ cup buttermilk

Juice of one lemon

1 Tbsp chopped parsley

2 green onions, chopped

½ tsp garlic salt (more to taste)

½ tsp cracked ground pepper

Add to a clean 16 oz jar and shake to combine.

Keeps a week in the refrigerator.

*May stir in salsa if desired for more of a Tex-Mex dressing. (It’s pink!)

Salad Ingredients

Grilled chicken, sliced (one breast per person is usually plenty)

Romaine lettuce, chopped

Tortilla chips

All the following are topping we enjoy. Feel free to use some or all of these and add to the list.

Grilled corn (or blackened slightly in a skillet)

Black beans (rinsed and drained)

Tomatoes, chopped

Onion, sliced

Avocado, sliced



Black olives




Either pre- mix all ingredients and serve with dressing on the side, or serve as choices in separate bowls or platters and let your dining companions create their own masterpieces!

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