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Taco Salad

Taco Salad

114 Ratings
114 Ratings
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MyPlate Kitchen
Makes: 6 servings
Total Cost: $$$$
Cook Time: 55 minutes

Add some low-sodium taco seasoning to spice up this ground beef and bean taco salad.

Ingredients

  • 3 cups lettuce (use butterhead or any other head of lettuce, torn into small pieces)
  • 2 tomatoes (chopped, fresh)
  • 1/2 cup green pepper (chopped)
  • 16 ounces ground turkey or ground beef
  • 1 onion (small, chopped)
  • 1 can pinto beans, low-sodium (15 1/2 ounce, drained)
  • 3/4 cup salsa (or taco sauce)

Directions

  1. Wash hands with soap and water.
  2. Put lettuce in large bowl. Add tomatoes and green pepper.
  3. Brown meat and onion in fry pan. Drain off fat and liquid.
  4. Mix meat, beans, and salsa. Add to salad mixture.
  5. Serve with additional salsa. Refrigerate leftovers.

Notes

Source:

Simply Good Eating Recipe Cards, Vol. 1, 2000
University of Minnesota Cooperative Extension Service

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 2 cups salad, 1/6 of recipe (279g)
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 235
Total Fat 8 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 69 mg
Sodium 546 mg
Carbohydrates 17 g
Dietary Fiber 5 g
Total Sugars 4 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 25 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 77 mg
Iron 3 mg
Potassium 662 mg

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Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 235
Total Fat 8 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Monounsaturated Fat 3 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2 g
Linoleic Acid 2 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0.2 g
Omega 3 - EPA 7 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 7 mg
Cholesterol 69 mg
Carbohydrates 17 g
Dietary Fiber 5 g
Total Sugars 4 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 25 g
Minerals
Calcium 77 mg
Potassium 662 mg
Sodium 546 mg
Copper 306 mcg
Iron 3 mg
Magnesium 60 mg
Phosphorus 284 mg
Selenium 26 mcg
Zinc 3 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 86 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.7 mg
Vitamin B12 1 mg
Vitamin C 22 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 1 mg
Vitamin K 39 mcg
Folate 57 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.1 mg
Riboflavin 0.2 mg
Niacin 7 mg
Choline 81 mg

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MyPlate Food Groups

Vegetables 1 1/4 cups
Protein Foods 4 1/2 ounces

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11/29/06
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