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A taco salad made with ground beef, avocado, cheese, tomatoes, chips, salsa, and sour cream. The bowl is next to a halved avocado, cherry tomatoes, and a bowl of salsa.
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Easy Taco Salad

This super taco salad is made with seasoned ground beef, crisp romaine lettuce, and flavorful toppings. An easy, healthy weeknight dinner!
Course Salad, Dinner
Cuisine American, Mexican/Spanish
Keyword taco salad
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 318kcal
Author Erica Walker

Ingredients

Instructions

  • In a non-stick skillet, brown ground beef with chopped onion and shredded (optional) zucchini.
    Uncooked ground beef, onion, and zucchini in a skillet with a spatula.
  • When onion becomes soft and transparent and beef is cooked through, stir in taco seasoning and black beans and cook on low until heated through.
    A skillet with browned meat with black beans and taco seasoning added.
  • If the mixture becomes too dry, add a few tablespoons of water. Keep on warm until ready to serve.
    A skillet with browned taco meat to make taco salad.
  • Place lettuce in a large serving bowl (or individual bowls). Top with ground beef mixture and remaining toppings.
    A container of shredded cheese, a cup of sour cream, a cup of salsa, diced avocado, sliced olives, green onion, and cherry tomatoes on a cutting board.
  • Serve plain or with salad dressing (see options above).
    A taco salad made with ground beef, avocado, cheese, tomatoes, chips, salsa, and sour cream. The bowl is next to a halved avocado and a bowl of salsa.

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Notes

Try this recipe with our homemade taco seasoning mix. An easy, gluten-free taco seasoning that can be made in minutes!

Nutrition

Calories: 318kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 75mg | Sodium: 694mg | Potassium: 897mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 1300IU | Vitamin C: 21mg | Calcium: 182mg | Iron: 3mg