Los Cabos Salad

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If you have never been to Taco Diner and enjoyed the Los Cabos salad . . . put the computer down immediately. It's like someone added a little fresh lettuce to the best guacamole you have ever tasted. And who can resist fresh bacon bits? My first attempt to recreate this at home was a ridiculously easy success. I left out the chicken and used thick slab cut bacon as the main protein. Los Cabos Salad Ingredients: 1 avocado 1/2 head of iceberg lettuce 1 shallot 1/2 lime bacon kosher salt (serves 2) Cook bacon over low/medium heat. While bacon is cooking: Chop lettuce into 1/2 inch pieces and place in medium bowl. Slice avocado directly on top of lettuce. Finely chop shallot and add to lettuce/avocado. Start 'mushing'. Add salt and lime juice and give one final stir. Serve with bacon crumbles on top. I would recommend enjoying with a glass of White Bordeaux. Not because it goes together particularly well. I am just hooked on White Bordeaux.

6 comments:

  1. I want this salad, but live in NJ, where do you live? California?
    I will try and make this recipe!

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  2. Stecey, I'm in Dallas, TX. Unfortunately there aren't any Taco Diners in the NE, but this salad is so easy to recreate. One tip . . . you can't use enough avocados. I usually use 2 whole avocados for each serving.

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  3. Thank you, thank you, thank you. I moved away from Dallas about 5 years ago. Taco Diner was a twice weekly event with my daughter and I crave it all the time, (well that and Whataburger.) Thanks so much for posting this! I'm having it this afternoon!

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  4. You just made my day! I moved away from Dallas 3 years ago, and number one on my list of things I miss is MEXICAN FOOD! I'm craving this salad today, and I'm so thankful you have this posted! Thanks for making my day : )

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  5. Do you have a recipe for the sauce? Can't wait to try it for dinner! Thank you!

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