4 large boneless, skinless chicken breasts, pounded
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 pound baby mixed greens
Velvety Gazpacho Dressing:
5 tomatillos, husked, rinsed, diced
1/2 ripe avocado, peeled, pitted, diced
1/2 cup virgin olive oil
1/3 cup sherry vinegar
11/2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro leaves
2 large plum tomatoes, diced
2 serrano chilies, seeded, finely minced
1 red bell pepper, seeded, diced)
1/2 cucumber, peeled, diced
1/2 red onion, peeled, diced
1 teaspoon salt
Fire Roasted Tomato Chipotle Salsa:
1 tablespoon virgin olive oil
1/2 onion, chopped
1 pound Roma tomatoes, blackened
4 teaspoons finely minced roasted garlic
1/2 cup minced fresh cilantro
4 chipotle chilies en adobo, chopped
1 pound Roma tomatoes, peeled, seeded, chopped
1/4 cup virgin olive oil
1/4 cup red wine vinegar
1 tablespoon salt
1 teaspoon sugar


1. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. Heat grill to medium. Place on grill and cook about 5 minutes on each side. Remove chicken from grill and keep warm.
2. Meanwhile, prepare Velvety Gazpacho Dressing: In blender or food processor, place tomatillos, avocado, oil, sherry vinegar, lime juice and cilantro. Puree. Add tomatoes, chilies, red pepper, cucumber and onion. Puree again and add salt.
3. Prepare Fire Roasted Tomato Chipotle Salsa: In skillet, place oil over medium heat. Add onion and sautÈ until caramelized, about 10 minutes. In food processor or blender, place onion, 1 pound blackened Roma tomatoes and roasted garlic. Pulse until finely chopped but not pureed. Add 1 cilantro and chipotle; pulse to mix. Add 1 pound Roma tomatoes to mixture with oil, vinegar, salt and sugar.
4. In large bowl, place greens. Add Velvety Gazpacho Dressing in desired amount (refrigerate unused portion). Toss and serve greens with chicken and Fire Roasted Tomato Chipotle Salsa.
Also called a Mexican green tomato, tomatillos are in the same family as the tomato. Tomatillos look like small green tomatoes but with a thin parchment like covering. They should be purchased when green and firm and are available in specialty produce stores and Latin American markets. Chipotles are hot chilies that are dried, smoked jalapenos. They are either dried, pickled or canned in adobo sauce and can also be found in most Latin American markets.
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