Southwestern Seven Layered Salad

May 10, 2021

Homemaking Recipes Sides + Salads

Southwestern Seven Layered Salad

Southwestern Seven Layered Salad is such a fresh and fun addition to a night of homemade tacos or enchiladas.

Here is how to make it

Layer 1 – In a glass bowl place lettuce as the bottom layer.
Layer 2 – Prepare corn mixture. In a small bowl, mix together the corn, diced red, yellow, and orange peppers, and paprika. Spoon prepared corn mixture over the lettuce.
Layer 3 – Prepare the guacamole mixture. In a small bowl, mix together the chunky guacamole, salsa verde, fresh lime juice, and fresh cilantro. Spoon prepared guacamole mixture over the corn layer.
Layer 4 – Prepare the tomato mixture. In a small bowl, mix together the tomatoes, red onion, fresh cilantro, and black pepper. Spoon prepared tomato mixture over the guacamole layer.
Layer 5 – Prepare the dressing mixture. In a small bowl, mix together the sour cream, mayonnaise, salsa verde, scallions, and fresh lime juice. Spoon prepared dressing mixture over the tomato layer.
Layer 6 – Sprinkle shredded Mexican cheese blend over the dressing layer.
Layer 7 – Sprinkle the black olives over the cheese layer. Top with a touch of fresh cilantro if desired. Enjoy!

Southwestern Seven Layered Salad

Prep Time 30 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Author Stasia Wimmer Boschetti

Ingredients

  • 8 cups romaine lettuce chopped

Corn Layer

  • 1 (14 oz) can corn, drained
  • 1 red pepper, diced small
  • 1 yellow pepper, diced small
  • 1 orange pepper, diced small
  • 1 teaspoon paprika

Guacamole Layer

  • 1 cup chunky guacamole
  • ½ cup salsa verde (green salsa)
  • ¼ cup fresh lime juice
  • ¼ cup fresh cilantro, chopped

Tomato Layer

  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • ½ cup red onion, diced small
  • ½ cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Dressing

  • ½ cup sour cream
  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • ½ cup salsa verde
  • ½ cup scallions, chopped
  • ¼ cup fresh lime juice

Topping

  • 2 cups shredded Mexican Cheese blend
  • 1 can black olives, drain, rinsed & halved
  • Top with a sprinkle of fresh cilantro, optional

Instructions

  1. Layer 1 - In a glass bowl place lettuce as the bottom layer.
  2. Layer 2 - Prepare corn mixture. In a small bowl, mix together the corn, diced red, yellow, and orange peppers, and paprika. Spoon prepared corn mixture over the lettuce.
  3. Layer 3 - Prepare the guacamole mixture. In a small bowl, mix together the chunky guacamole, salsa verde, fresh lime juice, and fresh cilantro. Spoon prepared guacamole mixture over the corn layer.
  4. Layer 4 - Prepare the tomato mixture. In a small bowl, mix together the tomatoes, red onion, fresh cilantro, and black pepper. Spoon prepared tomato mixture over the guacamole layer.
  5. Layer 5 - Prepare the dressing mixture. In a small bowl, mix together the sour cream, mayonnaise, salsa verde, scallions, and fresh lime juice. Spoon prepared dressing mixture over the tomato layer.
  6. Layer 6 - Sprinkle shredded Mexican cheese blend over the dressing layer.
  7. Layer 7 - Sprinkle the black olives over the cheese layer. Top with a touch of fresh cilantro if desired. Enjoy!
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