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Southwestern Layered Salad


A great tailgating idea!

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  • 8-oz. container sour cream
  • 3-oz. pkg. cream cheese, softened
  • 10-oz. can tomatoes with green chiles, drained
  • 1 t. cumin
  • 4 c. romaine lettuce, shredded
  • 2 to 3 tomatoes, chopped
  • 15-oz. can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 15-oz. can corn, drained
  • 1 sweet red onion, chopped
  • 15-oz. can pinto beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2 red peppers, chopped
  • Garnish: shredded sharp Cheddar cheese, green onion, chopped


Preparation time 20mins
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Step 1

Combine sour cream, cream cheese, tomatoes with chiles and cumin in a blender; process until smooth. Chill. Layer vegetables in order given among eight, one-pint Mason jars. Spoon sour cream mixture over top; sprinkle with cheese and green onion, Cover and chill for one hour.

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