Updated: Jan 4
This Nacho Average Salad was another Scrounge creation using the food I already had in my kitchen. It was a Monday night and I didn't have time to grocery shop, but I still had a few things left in my kitchen, so it was time to Scrounge.
Some of my best recipes are created this way, it forces me to be even more creative and leads me to pair things together that I normally wouldn't think to do so. We love chorizo in our house so I thought adding some Mexican flare to this salad would spice things up, needless to say I ate every last bit of this baby! My husband agreed this was super tasty and very flavorful. I'll admit, there are times when I've had Scrounges go wrong, but this was definitely not one of those!
T h e S c r o u n g e
If you don't have these exact ingredients, Scrounge with the things you have at home and you may create something even better!
If you don't have or don't like chorizo, use another protein chicken, steak, ground meat, etc.
If you don't Jackson's Honest chips, use whatever chips you have at home or even nuts for added crunch
If you don't have arugula, use spinach, kale, romaine or whatever lettuce you have at home
If you don't have chickpeas, use garbanzo beans, black beans or even corn
If you don't have goat cheese, use feta or any cheese you have at home
I n g r ed i e n t s
Arugula or lettuce of your choice
1 cup Jackson's Honest sweet potato chip pieces
1-2 roma tomatoes
1/2 cup salsa
2 handfuls chickpeas
4 tbsp crumbled goat cheese
1/2-1 cup chorizo
sea salt to taste
cracked pepper to taste
D i r e c t i o n s
Squeeze chorizo out of the casing into an un-oiled skillet and heat for about 6-8 mins.
Split all ingredients evenly between 2 large bowls.
For the dressing, use the salsa, lime juice, sea salt and cracked pepper and toss salad