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Jalapeño Raspberry Vinaigrette Dressing recipe on Mixed Green Salad with Chicken, Avocado, Black Beans, Cilantro, Green onions & Manchego Cheese. Find this recipe and the Jalapeño Raspberry Jam at

Jalapeño Raspberry Vinaigrette Dressing Recipe on a Southwestern-style salad

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  • Author: Carlos Leo
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 2 1x


Jalapeño Raspberry Vinaigrette Dressing is great for any salad, but this particular salad was a perfect match for this vinaigrette. The salad is leaning towards that of southwestern or Tex-Mex style, and is very easy to make. In 5 minutes you can have lunch or dinner. Every ingredient has a protagonist role including the avocado, mixed green, chicken, black beans, cilantro, green onions & Manchego cheese.

Check the blog post for tips, variations, and drink pairing suggestions.


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Salad Ingredients

  • 6oz grilled chicken sliced
  • 1/2 cup black beans drained
  • 1 cup of shredded Manchego Cheese
  • 1 avocado diced
  • 2 green onions chopped
  • 1/2 cup of chopped cilantro
  • 1 small bag mescaline mix or baby greens

Jalapeno Raspberry Vinaigrette Ingredients


Preparing the Vinaigrette

  1. Heat the Raz-Pepper Preserve in the microwave for 10 seconds.
  2. Whisk in remaining ingredients until emulsion is formed.
  3. Salt and pepper to taste and let cool to room temperature.

Preparing the Salad

  1. Toss the greens in a bowl. Next add in the manchego cheese, black beans and chicken.
  2. Add the avocado, green onion and cilantro.
  3. Toss with the Jalapeno Raspberry Vinaigrette.


Optional – For a fun presentation, serve in a flour tortilla bowl. Spray a small round baking dish with Pam cooking spray and place a flour tortilla in the bowl and spray the tortilla with a little more Pam. Bake at 425F for about 10 minutes or until a crispy. Place the tortilla bowl on a plate and fill with the chicken salad.

  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Category: Salad Dressing
  • Cuisine: American
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