Southwest Shaker

Yield: 24 servings | Serving Size: 1 salad with 1 ounce dressing
Child Nutrition: 2 meat/meat alternate, 1/4 cup vegetable (other), 1/2 cup vegetable (legumes), 1/4 cup vegetable (red orange) | HACCP Process III.

Ingredients

  • Salsa Ranch Dressing Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 cups | Ranch dressing
  • 1 1/2 cups | Hot salsa
  • 1/3 cup | Diced pickled jalapeños
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  • Shaker Salad Ingredients
  • 24 ounces | Diced cooked chicken
  • 1 tablespoon | Sodium-free Mexican seasoning
  • 6 cups | Lettuce blend
  • 6 cups | Low-sodium black beans, *rinsed, drained
  • 6 cups | Tomatoes, chopped
  • 6 cups | Green bell pepper, diced
  • 6 cups | Low-sodium pinto beans, *rinsed, drained
  • 24 ounces | Land O Lakes® Shredded Mild Cheddar
  • 1 1/2 cups | Tortilla strips
*Can substitute with your favorite bean

Preparation

STEP 1

In large bowl combine dressing ingredients.  Portion 1 ounce into 24 1-ounce containers, cover with flat lid.  Set aside.

CCP: Maintain cold food at 41°F or below

STEP 2

In medium bowl toss chicken with sodium-free Mexican seasoning.  Set aside.

CCP: Maintain cold food at 41°F or below

STEP 3

In 16-ounce clear container, layer shaker salad ingredients in this order:
Lettuce, 1/4 cup
Black beans, 1/4 cup
Tomatoes, 1/4 cup
Green pepper, 1/4 cup
Pinto beans, 1/4 cup
Cheddar cheese, 1 ounce
Seasoned chicken, 1 ounce
Cover with flat lid

STEP 4

Place dressing cup upside down inside domed lid.  Surround dressing cup with 1 tablespoon tortilla strips, breaking if necessary to make them fit.  Attach dome to covered salad container.

STEP 5

Refrigerate until ready to serve.

CCP: Maintain cold food at 41°F or below


Nutritional Information

  • Serving Size1 salad with 1 ounce dressing
  • Calories331 calories
  • Fat 13 grams
  • Sat. Fat 7 grams
  • Trans Fat 0 grams
  • Cholesterol 58 milligrams
  • Sodium 800 milligrams
  • Carbohydrates 30 grams
  • Dietary Fiber 8 grams
  • Sugars 2 grams
  • Protein 24 grams
  • Vitamin A 1983 IU
  • Vitamin C 39 milligrams
  • Calcium 282 milligrams
  • Iron 3 milligrams

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