Spicy Chopped Salad with Tortillas

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 10 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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2 heats romaine lettuce, chopped

3 tablespoons canned or jarred sliced jalapenos, drained

3 tablespoons salad olives, Manzanilla with pimento, drained

1 vine ripe tomato, seeded and chopped

1/2 red onion, chopped

1 cup broken tortilla chips, any variety

2 tablespoons taco sauce

1 lime, juiced

2 tablespoons chopped cilantro or flat-leaf parsley

1/4 cup olive oil, eyeball it

Salt and pepper


  1. Combine salad ingredients in a bowl, toss with tortilla chip pieces. In a second bowl, combine taco sauce, lime juice, cilantro or parsley. Whisk in olive oil in a slow stream until dressing is combined. Toss salad with dressing to combine and coat ingredients evenly, then serve.