Cilantro-Lime Romaine Salad

Don’t be surprised if your family requests this salad over and over, as the added flavors and varied textures help transform what is typically a plain vegetable side dish into the star of the meal.

Make your dinners and barbecues more exciting with this simple recipe that takes less than 30 minutes to prepare…. A side salad never sounded more appealing!

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Cilantro-Lime Romaine Salad


3 limes, for juice
2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, finely chopped
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
2 cups tortilla chips
6 cups romaine salad greens
8 oz diced fresh tomatoes (1 1/4 cups)


Squeeze limes for juice (3 tablespoons) and chop cilantro. Whisk juice, cilantro, salt, pepper, and oil until blended. Crush tortilla chips lightly.

Place romaine and tomatoes in salad bowl. Add dressing; toss to coat. Top with chips; serve.


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