Confetti Beef Taco Salad

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Confetti Beef Taco Salad
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Confetti Beef Taco Salad

Enjoy this salad at home on Taco Tuesday or any night of the week. Your favorite taco ingredients are deconstructed and served up on a salad. No taco shell needed.

 

This Heart-Check Certified recipe is brought to you by the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association.

Ingredients

Servings  4   Serving Size   2 cups lettuce, heaping 3/4 cup beef mixture, 1/4 cup tomatoes, 2 tablespoons cheese, 2 tablespoons pepper, and 1 tablespoon onion

Taco Salad Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup shredded, low-fat cheddar cheese
  • 1 pound Ground Beef (96% lean)
  • 8 cups mixed salad greens
  • 2/3 cup salsa (lowest sodium available)
  • 1 medium tomato, chopped (about 1 cup)

Garnish Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup diced bell pepper
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced red onion

Directions

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  1. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add Ground Beef; cook 8 to 10 minutes, breaking into 3/4-inch crumbles and stirring occasionally. Pour off drippings. Stir in salsa; cook 2 minutes.  Remove skillet from heat; keep warm.
  2. Line 4 plates with salad greens. Divide beef mixture among 4 plates. Top beef with cheese, tomato, pepper and onion.  Garnish with olives and dressing, as desired.

Nutrition Facts

Confetti Beef Taco Salad

CaloriesCalories

221 Per Serving

ProteinProtein

31g Per Serving

FiberFiber

3g Per Serving

Nutrition Facts

Calories 221
Total Fat 6.7 g
Saturated Fat 3.2 g
Trans Fat 0.2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.4 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2.5 g
Cholesterol 76 mg
Sodium 571 mg
Total Carbohydrate 8 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Sugars 3 g
Protein 31 g

Dietary Exchanges
2 vegetable, 4 lean meat

 

Enjoy this salad at home on Taco Tuesday or any night of the week. Your favorite taco ingredients are deconstructed and served up on a salad. No taco shell needed.

 

This Heart-Check Certified recipe is brought to you by the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association.

Nutrition Facts

Confetti Beef Taco Salad

CaloriesCalories

221 Per Serving

ProteinProtein

31g Per Serving

FiberFiber

3g Per Serving
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Calories 221
Total Fat 6.7 g
Saturated Fat 3.2 g
Trans Fat 0.2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.4 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2.5 g
Cholesterol 76 mg
Sodium 571 mg
Total Carbohydrate 8 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Sugars 3 g
Protein 31 g

Dietary Exchanges
2 vegetable, 4 lean meat

Ingredients

Servings  4   Serving Size   2 cups lettuce, heaping 3/4 cup beef mixture, 1/4 cup tomatoes, 2 tablespoons cheese, 2 tablespoons pepper, and 1 tablespoon onion

Taco Salad Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup shredded, low-fat cheddar cheese
  • 1 pound Ground Beef (96% lean)
  • 8 cups mixed salad greens
  • 2/3 cup salsa (lowest sodium available)
  • 1 medium tomato, chopped (about 1 cup)

Garnish Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup diced bell pepper
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced red onion

Directions

Tip: Click on step to mark as complete.

  1. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add Ground Beef; cook 8 to 10 minutes, breaking into 3/4-inch crumbles and stirring occasionally. Pour off drippings. Stir in salsa; cook 2 minutes.  Remove skillet from heat; keep warm.
  2. Line 4 plates with salad greens. Divide beef mixture among 4 plates. Top beef with cheese, tomato, pepper and onion.  Garnish with olives and dressing, as desired.