Tex-Mex Taco Salad Recipe

Looking for an easy Tex-Mex Taco Salad recipe? Learn how to make Tex-Mex Taco Salad using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by 4better

Makes 4 servings



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Recipe Ingredients for Tex-Mex Taco Salad

1 cup salsa
4 tbsp reduced-fat sour cream
1 tsp extra virgin olive oil
2 small onions, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 lb extra lean ground beef
14 oz dark red kidney beans
2 tsp ground cumin
2 tsp chili powder
1/8 tsp salt
4 tbsp fresh cilantro, chopped
4 cups romaine lettuce, shredded
1/2 cup cheddar cheese, shredded

Recipe Directions for Tex-Mex Taco Salad

  1. Combine salsa and sour cream in a large bowl.

  2. Heat oil in a medium nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add onion and garlic and cook, stirring often, until softened, 1 to 2 minutes. Add beef and cook, stirring often, until cooked through, 3 to 5 minutes. Add tomato, beans, cumin, chili powder and salt; cook, stirring until the tomato begins to break down, about 2 minutes. Remove from the heat, stir in cilantro and 2 tablespoons of the salsa mixture.

  3. Add lettuce to the remaining salsa mixture and toss to coat. Divide the lettuce between 2 plates, top with the cooked meat and sprinkle with cheese.

Categories

Beef, Main Dish, Salads, American-Southwestern, Mexican, Fry

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 399.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
671
Calories from Fat
157
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
17.5g
27%
Saturated Fat
8.3g
42%
Trans Fat
0.2g
Cholesterol
106mg
35%
Sodium
666mg
28%
Potassium
2151mg
61%
Total Carbohydrates
72.2g
24%
Dietary Fiber
18.0g
72%
Sugars
6.9g
Protein
58.4g
Vitamin A 23% Vitamin C 19%
Calcium 26% Iron 64%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in zinc
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