Liz's Fast Fiesta Salad

This dish is fast, simple and tastes great for low-carbers and non-low-carbers alike. It's a great side to bring to a summer barbeque or[ picnic. It's full of flavor and a snap to prepare.]

Total Time:
15 min
Prep:
5 min
Cook:
10 min

Yield:
4 to 6 servings
Level:
Easy

NUTRITION INFO
Ingredients
  • 1 (16-ounce) bag frozen broccoli florets
  • 1 (16-ounce) bag frozen cauliflower florets
  • 1 cup ranch dressing (most brands have 1 gram of carbohydrates or less)
  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar
  • 5 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 3 scallions
Directions
  • Defrost the frozen broccoli and cauliflower in the microwave for approximately 5 minutes. They should come out still cold, but not icy.

  • Toss broccoli and cauliflower with the ranch dressing and make sure that all pieces are evenly coated. Add the shredded Cheddar and bacon and mix well.

  • Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour or as long as overnight.

  • Thinly slice the green onions on an angle and sprinkle on top of the salad for garnish.


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