Whether you serve this hearty salad in individual portions or a serving bowl, be sure to choose glass to show off the colorful layers.




  • Place 3 cups of the lettuce in the bottom of a 3-quart clear salad bowl (or divide it among eight bowls or jars). Layer ingredients in the following order: black beans, tomatoes, frozen corn, sweet pepper, carrot, remaining lettuce, ham, green onions and cheese.


For Dressing:

  • In a small bowl, stir together mayonnaise, sour cream and chili powder. Spoon dressing over salad, sealing to edge of bowl. Cover tightly with plastic wrap. Chill in the refrigerator for 6 to 24 hours.

  • To serve, garnish with radish slices and sprinkle with cilantro. Toss lightly to coat evenly to serve.

Nutrition Facts

443 calories; 35 g total fat; 10 g saturated fat; 45 mg cholesterol; 625 mg sodium. 23 g carbohydrates; 5 g fiber; 13 g protein; 1992 IU vitamin a; 54 mg vitamin c; 172 mg calcium; 2 mg iron;