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Mexican-style Stacked Avocado Salad

Serves 4

Ingredients

  • 3 cups of cooked rice (or quinoa)
  • 1 romaine lettuce, chopped in strips
  • 1 ½ cups of corn
  • 1 ½ cups of dices tomatoes
  • 1 ½ cups of black beans, washed and drained
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, thinly sliced
  • ½ cup of coriander, minced
  • 2 cups of your favourite guacamole recipe
  • 2 cups of grilled chicken or grilled shrimps (optional)
  • 125 ml of olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon of lime juice
  • ¼ cup of coriander, minced

Directions

  1. Divide all salad ingredients into 4 even portions.
  2. Place a portion of rice in a large mason jar.
  3. Follow up by stacking the black beans, diced tomatoes, chopped romaine lettuce, corn and a few jalapeño slices, in that order.
  4. Add French dressing and seal the jar.
  5. Shake the jar vigorously.
  6. Garnish with ½ cup of your favourite guacamole.
  7. Add grilled chicken or grilled shrimp for a protein boost.