Dr. Melina Jampolis' Upside-Down Taco Salad

Take control of your high cholesterol with this heart-friendly salad from Dr. Melina Jampolis, which is high in cholesterol-lowering plant sterols. Learn more about the benefits of plant sterols.

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  • 2-3 cups shredded Romaine lettuce
  • 3/4 cup kidney beans
  • 1/4 sliced avocado
  • 1/2 cup chopped tomatos
  • 2 tbsp green pumpkin seeds
  • 7 sterol-fortified tortilla chips
  • 2 tsp lime juice
  • 2 tsp canola oil
  • 2 tsp rice wine vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • salt
  • pepper


Stack ingredients in order of ingredients list. Top with crumbled tortilla chips.

For an extra kick, mix all ingredients of the simple dressing together in a small bowl. Top salad. Enjoy!