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Mexican Chicken Salad

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Pico de Gallo
2 tomatoes, chopped
1/2 small onion - any color, diced
1 chopped jalapeño - seeds can be removed to be milder, optional
1/4 cup chopped cilantro
2 tsp. lime or lemon juice

Zippy Southwest Chicken Fajita Salad
2 1/2 cup chopped chicken from leftover Salmon or Chicken Kabobs
16 oz. packaged, frozen bell pepper and onion stir-fry, thawed
15.5 oz. canned, no-salt-added or low-sodium black beans, drained, rinsed
3/4 tsp. salt-free chili powder
1 chopped head lettuce - green leaf, red leaf or romaine - torn into pieces
2 whole-wheat tortillas, halved, optional

In a small bowl, add tomatoes, onion, jalapeño, cilantro and lime juice and combine.
Zippy Southwest Chicken Fajita Salad
In a heatproof bowl, add chicken, vegetables, beans, and chili powder. Stir and heat in microwave until warmed.
Pile lettuce onto plates. Top with chicken mixture and pico de gallo. Serve with tortilla halves, if desired.

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