chopped salad with spicy chipotle dressing
Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Vegan
Makes 2 salads and ~1 cup of dressing
  • For the Chipotle Dressing:
  • ½ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • ¼ cup water
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • ¼ cup vegenaise or mayo
  • 3-5 chipotle peppers in adobo sauce (depending on how spicy you like it!)
  • sea salt and pepper to taste
  • For the salad:
  • 2 heads romaine lettuce, chopped
  • ½ cup sliced olives
  • ½ cup cooked black beans
  • 2-3 carrots, shredded
  • 1 cucumber, diced
  • ½ cup corn (I used frozen organic corn)
  • ¼ cup red onion, finely chopped
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • ½ avocado, sliced
  1. To make dressing:
  2. Add all ingredients to a food processor or blender and puree until well combined and chipotle peppers are minced. Add sea salt and pepper to taste. *Start by adding 1 chipotle pepper at a time until desired spiciness is reached*
  3. To make salads:
  4. Arrange toppings on a bed of fresh romaine lettuce, add 1-2 tablespoons of dressing and enjoy!
Recipe by BeginWithin Nutrition at
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