Easy Southwestern Salad Dressing Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Easy Southwestern Salad Dressing Recipe
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Easy Southwestern Salad Dressing

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"This easy sauce is great for salad dressing or as a dipping sauce for vegetables such as blooming onions, fried zucchini, etc."

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    5 mins

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  1. In a small bowl, whisk together the ranch dressing and barbecue sauce. Refrigerate until serving.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Aug 18, 2003

I used to have lunch at California Pizza Kitchen and have missed the flavor of their BBQ Chicken Salad. This is it! Wonderful dressing - sweet from the BBQ sauce but tangy from the ranch dressing. It's also good as a dressing for chicken breast sandwiches. Thanks.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Dec 05, 2003

This was good, but I LOVED it with a SPICY,not honey-sweet, BBQ sauce SO MUCH MORE. I used Bob Evans Wildfire BBQ sauce. OUTSTANDING! (and it tastes like the dressing that is on their restaurant's Chicken Wildfire Salad).


30 Ratings

Apr 14, 2009

We use this delicious dressing to bind together a quick, yummy, and complete meal in salad-form. Cook up a couple of cups of tri-color pasta shells. Drain, rinse, and mix them together with black beans, corn and green onions (scallions). Throw together mixed baby greens, fresh spinach, chunks of avocado and halved-cherry tomatoes. Crush a couple of cups of tortilla chips on top, add this BBQ-Ranch dressing and, you're set with a hearty, healthy meal.

Dec 30, 2005

This was delicious and easy! I used jalapeno ranch and regular BBQ sauce. (We mixed it with a can of mixed beans and chopped tomatoes for a quick and tasty salad). Yum!

Jun 04, 2010

I was truly surprised at how much I enjoyed this dressing. I diced up two leftover chicken breasts I had grilled with BBQ sauce. Tossed that into some spinach and romaine along with some black beans, diced tomatoes and avocado. Very yummy summer meal that I am sure we will make again.

Jun 04, 2010

Yummy! I used 1/2c. spicy ranch dressing and cut the bbq sauce to 1/4c. For the salad: Romaine lettuce, black beans, corn, and Monterey Jack cheese.

May 18, 2009

Easy and delicious! I grilled chicken tenders, sprinkled with southwest seasoning, tossed with mixed greens, white corn, jack/cheddar cheese, and baked tortilla strips. The dressing really brought the salad together - Thank You!

Jun 14, 2008

I am so glad I came upon this technique for yummy dressing. I mixed equal parts (1/2 cup) light ranch dressing and sesame ginger bbq sauces, then got crazy and added 1 tsp wasabi sauce. Yum!


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  • Calories
  • 98 kcal
  • 5%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 7 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol
  • 4 mg
  • 1%
  • Fat
  • 7.8 g
  • 12%
  • Fiber
  • 0 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Sodium
  • 319 mg
  • 13%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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