Diabetic Dish of the Week – Layered Southwestern Appetizer

October 14, 2014 at 5:32 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, salad | Leave a comment
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Layered Southwestern Appetizer



2 cups shredded Lettuce
1 can (15 oz.) Black Beans, rinsed
1/2 cup chopped Green Peppers
2 tablespoons bottled chopped Red Jalapeno Chile Peppers
1 8-ounce jar Chunky Salsa
8 – ounces fat free Sour Cream
1/2 cup reduced fat shredded Cheddar Cheese
1/2 cup chopped pitted Black and Green Olives
1 cup broken tortilla chips



1 – Line a 12 – inch platter with the shredded lettuce. In a medium bowl stir together black beans, sweet pepper, and chilie peppers. Spoon bean mixture over lettuce, leaving a border of lettuce. Spoon sour cream over the bean mixture; gently spread into a smooth layer, leaving a border of bean mixture.
2 – Drain excess liquid from salsa. Spoon the salsa over the sour cream layer, leaving a border of sour cream. Sprinkle cheese over salsa. Then top with the olives. Cover and chill for up to 6 hours. Serve with your favorite tortilla chips.

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