Mexican Caesar Salad
Everything you love about a classic Caesar saladâ€¦made with a Mexican twist! Feel free to add grilled chicken, shrimp or steak to this salad, or serve it vegetarian as-is!
|5 to 6 cups||5-6 roughly-chopped dinosaur (lacinato) kale leaves, tough stems removed|
|4 cups||roughly-chopped Romaine lettuce|
|1 cup||fried tortilla strips, homemade* or storebought|
|1/2 cup||chopped fresh cilantro leaves|
|1/3 cup||toasted pepitas (hulled pumpkin seeds)|
|1||avocado, peeled, pitted and thinly sliced|
|1||batch greek yogurt caesar dressing (which i recommend making with lime juice, instead of lemon juice, for this recipe)|
|crumbled cotija cheese or queso fresco|
Combine kale, Romaine, tortilla strips, cilantro, pepitas, and avocado in a large mixing bowl. Drizzle evenly with the Caesar dressing, and toss to combine. Serve immediately, sprinkled with crumbled cotija or queso fresco.