Taco Salad Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time30 MinCooking Time30 Min
Ready In1 Hr 0 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings8
CuisineCourse
MethodDish
Main IngredientInterest Group

Ingredients

 Ground beef2 Pound
 Taco seasoning mix3 Ounce (2 packages, 1 1/2-ounce each)
 Tomatoes2 Large, chopped
 Avocado1 , peeled and chopped
 Lettuce1 Medium, shredded
 Corn chips1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), crushed
 Cheddar cheese4 Ounce, shredded (1 cup)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 532 Calories from Fat 372

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 42 g64.2%

Saturated Fat 15 g74.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 94.9 mg

Sodium 962.5 mg40.1%

Total Carbohydrates 16 g5.4%

Dietary Fiber 3.3 g13.3%

Sugars 1.9 g

Protein 24 g48.9%

Vitamin A 83.3% Vitamin C 28.2%

Calcium 12.7% Iron 9.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

MAKING
1. In a saucepan, cook ground beef and taco seasoning mix according to package directions.
2. Remove pan from heat, and keep warm.
3. In a large salad bowl, add tomatoes and avocado; toss gently.

FINALIZING
4. Right before serving, add lettuce and chips; toss lightly.

SERVING
5. On individual serving plates, keep salad; top with ground beef mixture and cheese.
6. Serve right away. Yields 8 salad servings.
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