Mexican Chicken & Roasted Vegetable Chopped Salad

I rarely choose a salad to make up the entirety of my meal. Truthfully, I’d rather a trough of pasta but it’s really not my intention to bust the seams of all my jeans so salad must happen from time to time. This one though, has so much to it that I didn’t consume anything else and managed to be sufficiently satisfied–a rare occurrence for this bottomless pit.

It’s full of roasted vegetables and chiles, cumin spiced chicken, avocado, arugula, cotija cheese, and is topped with a tangy yet sweet lime cilantro dressing. It’s also top of the class for leftovers because it’s quite a sturdy mix. In summary, pasta is better than this salad but this salad is really good.

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