Simple salad, maybe, but perfect for dinner and absolutely delicious!My daughter, Danielle, is 8 months pregnant with my first granddaughter. She is no longer working and has turned to the kitchen to keep her busy, and I’m glad she did.
She made this gorgeous salad for me to take home for dinner and I wanted to share it with you.
She had baked a couple of chicken breasts with taco seasoning yesterday to prepare salads for the rest of the week. Romain lettuce and spinach were placed in a bowl along with a small piece of one of the chicken breast, cut into small cubes. Shredded cheddar cheese, shredded carrots (she shredded them herself), Greek pepperoncini and a red onion were added as well. Isn’t it beautiful?Topped with spicy tortilla strips, the lid was placed on top and put aside. The best part, she took a quarter cup of ranch salad dressing and added 2 tablespoons of salsa for the dressing and put it in a small container to go with the salad. I can’t stop saying how delicious this salad was. I added the dressing, shook the container and it was perfect for dinner!
Simple Delicious Taco Chicken Salad
This salad may be simple to make, but is absolutely delicious and a perfect salad for lunch or dinner.
- 2 4 oz Chicken breasts
- 2 tbsp Taco seasoning
- 1 bag Romaine lettuce
- 1 bag Baby spinach
- 1 cup Shredded cheddar cheese
- 1/2 cup Greek Pepperoncini
- 1/2 cup Shredded carrots
- 1/2 cup Red onion Finely diced
- 1 cup Tortilla strips
- 2 cups Ranch dressing
- 1/4 cup Salsa
Preheat oven to 400°. Place 2 chicken breasts on a baking sheet. Spray with olive oil and sprinkle both sides with taco seasoning. Bake for 30-45 minutes until fully cooked.
In a large bowl mix together the romaine lettuce and baby spinach.
Separate into 4 containers or bowls.
Add diced chicken and the rest of the ingredients on top the lettuce as listed.
If in a container, cover and refrigerate. If serving place on the table and make the dressing by combining the ranch dressing and salsa.
Serve and enjoy! And make again and again and again!