I hope everyone had a great Cinco de Mayo! My families's favorite cuisine is mexican food! Cinco de mayo is the perfect day to celebrate all the delicious Mexican flavors. This salad combines some of my families favorites from my taco bean salad, la favorita tortilla chips , romaine lettuce, and my uncles famous salsa! It's seriously the BEST salsa you will ever have! Everyone wants the recipe! What did you have for cinco de mayo?!
Cinco de Mayo Salad
2 heads romaine lettuce, chopped
1/3 bag la favorita tortilla chips
1 onion, chopped
1 garlic clove, minced
1/2 red bell pepper, chopped
1 29 oz. can crushed peeled tomatoes
2-4 chipotle peppers (depending on how spicy you like it)
1/2 bunch cilantro
1 tsp. lime juice
1. In a large serving bowl place the taco bean salad, romaine lettuce, and tortilla chips into three sections.
2. Sauté the onion, garlic, and red bell pepper until the onion is translucent.
3. In a high powered blender (blendtec), pulse the tomatoes, chipotle peppers, cilantro, lime juice, and the onion sauté until desired consistency. Put the salsa in a bowl and cover. Keep in the refrigerator until ready to serve with salad.