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Chicken & Kale Taco Salad with Jalapeño-Avocado Ranch

Recipe selected from the eMeals EatingWell Family Plan.

Chicken & Kale Taco Salad with Jalapeño-Avocado Ranch

Serves 4


  • 1 ripe avocado
  • ⅓ cup ranch dressing
  • 2 Tbsp chopped pickled jalapeños
  • 1 Tbsp white-wine vinegar
  • ¼ tsp ground pepper
  • 8 cups shredded kale
  • 2 cups shredded cooked chicken breast
  • 1½ cups tortilla chips
  • 1 cup canned black beans, rinsed
  • ½ cup chopped mango
  • ¼ cup shredded Cheddar cheese
  • ¼ cup diced red onion
  • Lime wedges & crushed red pepper for serving


  1. Combine avocado, ranch dressing, jalapeños, vinegar and pepper in a food processor. Pulse until smooth.
  2. Toss kale, chicken, tortilla chips, beans, mango, cheese and onion with the avocado mixture in a large bowl. Serve with lime wedges and crushed red pepper, if desired.




Nutritional Information

Servings 4
Calories 429
Servings 4
Calories 429
Fat (g) 23
Sat. Fat (g) 5
Protein (g) 30
Carb (g) 27
Fiber (g) 8
Chol. (mg) 72
Sodium (mg) 407
Iron (mg) 3
Calcium (mg) 153

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