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Taco Salad II

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Taco Salad II
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  • Makes: 4 servings

Ground beef and beans are flavored with cumin and chili powder and served over lettuce and other veggies for an easy weeknight dinner. Top with cheese and dressing.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 1/2 cumin, ground (1 1/2 teaspoons, optional)
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 cup kidney or pinto beans (cooked)
  • 1/2 head of lettuce (torn)
  • 1 onion (small, diced)
  • 2 tomatoes (large, cut up)
  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese (shredded)
  • 2 cups light tortilla chips (broken)
  • 1/2 cup yogurt, non-fat
  • 1/2 cup salsa, chunky

Directions

1. Prepare dressing in mixing yogurt and salsa, then set aside.

2. Brown ground beef and drain any fat; add beans, cumin and chili powder and heat through.

3. Toss lettuce, tomatoes, onion and cheese in large bowl.

4. Spoon on meat and bean mixture and top with broken tortilla chips.

5. Offer dressing on the side.

6. Refrigerate leftovers within two hours.

Notes

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Source: Washington State University Extension, Favorite Recipes for Family Meals

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 2 cups salad, 1/6 of recipe (230g)
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 366
Total Fat 13 g
Saturated Fat 5 g
Cholesterol 34 mg
Sodium 756 mg
Carbohydrates 46 g
Dietary Fiber 8 g
Total Sugars 9 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 20 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 269 mg
Iron 4 mg
Potassium 892 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 366
Total Fat 13 g
Saturated Fat 5 g
Monounsaturated Fat 4 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2 g
Linoleic Acid 2 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 34 mg
Carbohydrates 46 g
Dietary Fiber 8 g
Total Sugars 9 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 20 g
Minerals
Calcium 269 mg
Potassium 892 mg
Sodium 756 mg
Copper 286 mcg
Iron 4 mg
Magnesium 89 mg
Phosphorus 385 mg
Selenium 14 mcg
Zinc 3 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 131 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0 mg
Vitamin B12 1 mcg
Vitamin C 17 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 3 mg
Vitamin K 31 mcg
Folate 107 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0 mg
Riboflavin 0 mg
Niacin 3 mg
Choline 62 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

MyPlate Food Groups
Vegetables
1 2/3 cups
Grains
1 1/2 ounces
Protein Foods
1 3/4 ounces
Dairy
1/2 cups

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