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Adobe Summer Salad

Adobe Summer Salad

This fresh and easy-to-prepare salad is packed with protein, and perfect for lunch or dinner.

  • Duration
  • Prep Time
  • 6Servings


  • 3 cups cooked white rice, chilled
  • 2 cups diced red and/or yellow or orange bell peppers
  • 1 (15-ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 large tomato, chopped
  • 1 cup diced jicama
  • 1 cup diced cooked chicken or turkey breast
  • ¾ cup sliced scallions
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 cup thick and chunky salsa
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 8 large romaine lettuce leaves
  • Lime wedges (optional)


1. Combine rice, bell peppers, beans, tomato, jicama, chicken, scallions and cilantro in large bowl; mix well.

2. Combine salsa, lime juice, oil and salt in small bowl. Add to salad; toss well. (Salad may be served immediately or covered and chilled up to 8 hours before serving.) Serve salad over lettuce leaves with lime wedges.

source: National Turkey Federation