Enjoy the perfect light summer meal: fresh Green Salad with Tomatillo Avocado Dressing. Serve alone or as an accompaniment to any dish.

The secret ingredient to this Tomatillo Avocado Dressing is our Tomatillo Salsa.   

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Green Salad with Tomatillo Avocado Dressing

Bright and tangy, this traditional tomatillo sauce is a favorite in Mexico to add brightness and flavor to fish tacos, fish dishes, veggies and eggs. The added jalapeño peppers give it a kick and will fill your taste buds with happy notes!
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Course Main Dish, Side Dish
Servings 4 Servings
Calories 229 kcal


  • 1 cup BUENO® Tomatillo Salsa
  • 1 tsp. garlic minced
  • 1 medium avocado
  • 1 tbsp. lime juice
  • ¼ tsp. Mexican oregano dried
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste
  • 4 skinless, boneless chicken breasts
  • 2 Tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 8 cups shredded lettuce leaves
  • ¼ cup chopped cilantro
  • 15-20 cherry tomatoes halved
  • 1 cup sweet corn kernels


Dressing Preparation

  • Peel and pit avocado.
    1 medium avocado
  • Using stand mixer or food processor, blend avocado until smooth.
  • Add salsa, sour cream, garlic, lime juice and oregano. Pulse until creamy.
    1 cup BUENO® Tomatillo Salsa, 1 tsp. garlic, 1 tbsp. lime juice, ¼ tsp. Mexican oregano
  • Salt to taste.
    salt to taste

Chicken Preparation

  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • Season chicken breasts with salt and pepper.
    ½ tsp. salt, 4 skinless, boneless chicken breasts, Pepper to taste
  • In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat.
    2 Tbsp. vegetable oil
  • Brown chicken for 5 minutes on both sides.
  • Place skillet into oven. Cook for 10-15 minutes or until chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165°F.

Salad Assembly

  • Toss lettuce, cilantro, tomatoes and corn in a large bowl.
    8 cups shredded lettuce leaves, ¼ cup chopped cilantro, 15-20 cherry tomatoes, 1 cup sweet corn kernels
  • Portion out salad onto plates. Top with chicken breast and avocado dressing.


Calories: 229kcalCarbohydrates: 21gProtein: 6gFat: 16gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 6gMonounsaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 0.1gCholesterol: 1mgSodium: 612mgPotassium: 662mgFiber: 7gSugar: 9gVitamin A: 1201IUVitamin C: 26mgCalcium: 49mgIron: 2mg
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