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Fiesta Chicken Taco Salad

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Fiesta Chicken Taco Salad
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 10 min
  • Ingredients 11
  • Servings 4
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French dressing, salsa and taco seasoning meld to make a chunky, flavor-packed dressing for this lettuce and chicken strip salad.
Updated May 7, 2009

Ingredients

Dressing

  • 2/3 cup French dressing
  • 2/3 cup Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky salsa
  • 1 tablespoon Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix (from 1-oz package)

Salad

  • 1 bag (10 oz) chopped romaine lettuce (about 9 cups)
  • 1 package (9 oz) frozen cooked chicken breast strips, thawed
  • 2 cups (4 oz) crushed taco-flavored tortilla chips
  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese (4 oz)
  • 2 medium tomatoes, cut into wedges or diced
  • 1 can (2 1/4 oz) sliced ripe olives, drained
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • Taco-flavored tortilla chips, if desired
Make With
Make With
Old El Paso

Steps

  • 1
    In small bowl, mix dressing ingredients; blend well.
  • 2
    In large bowl, mix lettuce, chicken, crushed tortilla chips, cheese, tomatoes and olives.
  • 3
    Pour dressing over salad; toss gently to coat.
  • 4
    Divide salad evenly among individual serving plates; top each with a dollop of sour cream. Arrange tortilla chips around edge of each plate.

Tips from the Pillsbury Kitchens

  • tip 1
    After preparing the dressing and salad, cover each separately; store in refrigerator until serving time. Just before serving, pour over salad and toss.
  • tip 2
    Accompany this salad with sliced fresh fruit and lemonade. Serve brownies or cookies for dessert.

Nutrition Information

640 Calories, 40g Total Fat, 33g Protein, 41g Total Carbohydrate, 14g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
640
Calories from Fat
360
Total Fat
40g
62%
Saturated Fat
13g
66%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
105mg
34%
Sodium
1590mg
66%
Potassium
880mg
25%
Total Carbohydrate
41g
14%
Dietary Fiber
5g
19%
Sugars
14g
Protein
33g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
80%
80%
Vitamin C
40%
40%
Calcium
25%
25%
Iron
25%
25%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 4 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 5 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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