- 1 19-ounce can Loma Linda® Tender Bits
- 2 cups corn chips, crushed
- 8 cups romaine lettuce, rinsed and torn into bite-sized pieces
- 4 cups fresh corn, roasted and cut off the cob
- 2 cups canned black beans, rinsed and drained
- Grape tomatoes
- Black olives
- Sliced pickled jalapeños, optional
Smoky Barbecue Vinaigrette:
- ⅓ cup smoky barbecue sauce
- ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
- 1 tablespoon honey
- 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
- Salt to taste
Avocado Ranch Dressing:
- ½ cup Grapeseed Vegenaise
- 3 tablespoons original soymilk or almond milk
- ¼ teaspoon onion salt ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
- ⅛ teaspoon garlic salt
- ½ teaspoon dried marjoram
- 1 teaspoon dried parsley
- 1 medium ripe avocado
- Dip each of the Loma Linda® Tender Bits into the crushed corn chips until well coated.
- Place on a baking sheet that has been sprayed with nonstick cooking spray.
- Spray the tops of the coated Loma Linda® Tender Bits with the nonstick cooking spray and place in a 375-degree oven for 15 minutes.
- Remove from oven and turn each of the Loma Linda® Tender Bits over.
- Return to oven for another 15 minutes or until golden brown and crispy. Remove from oven and set aside.
- To assemble salad, place 1 cup of romaine lettuce on each of 8 individual salad plates.
- Sprinkle ½ cup of corn over the top and then ¼ cup of the black beans.
- Add as many tomatoes and black olives as you would like and also the pickled jalapeño slices.
- Place the baked Loma Linda® Tender Bits pieces around the edge, dividing them equally between the 8 individual salad plates.
- Drizzle the Smoky Barbecue Vinaigrette and the Avocado Ranch Dressing over the top of each salad. Serve immediately.
- For Smoky Barbecue Vinaigrette: In a small shaker or bowl, mix all ingredients until well blended.
- For Avocado Ranch Dressing: Peel and remove the seed from the avocado. Mash the avocado with a fork in a small bowl until mushy.
- Add the remaining ingredients and stir until well blended, adding more almond milk or soymilk if needed.
- Refrigerate until ready to use.