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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 10
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 208.0
  • Total Fat: 8.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 25.2 mg
  • Sodium: 344.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 23.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.5 g
  • Protein: 11.2 g

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Lean and Beefy Taco Salad

Submitted by: SSEJICA81

Introduction

A taco salad that's as easy to make as it is nutritious! A taco salad that's as easy to make as it is nutritious!
Number of Servings: 10

Ingredients

    8 oz lean ground beef
    2 tsp taco seasoning
    12 oz yellow sweet corn
    1-1/2 cups pinto beans
    1 cup shredded cheddar or colby cheese, low fat
    5 oz light tortilla chips
    6 tbsp sour cream, reduced fat
    4 tbsp taco sauce medium
    1 cup iceberg lettuce, shredded or chopped
    1 cup tomatoes, chopped or sliced
    1/2 cup onions, chopped

Directions

Brown ground beef.
Add seasoning mix, corn, pinto beans, and taco sauce.
Simmer for approximately 10 - 15 minutes.
Sprinkle cheese over the top of the mixture and allow to melt.
Serve in about 1/2 cup portion with a tbsp of sour cream, lettuce, tomatoes, onions and approximately 6 large tortilla chips crushed over the top.


Number of Servings: 10

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JESS4659.






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  • Good
    8 of 9 people found this review helpful
    This receipe can be modified, try black beans and eliminate the mean. Black beans have protien, and dont use sour cream use fat free greek yogurt which is nice an thick and taste great. Use romaine lettuce instead of iceburg, add cliantro, fresh salsa add avocado as well. Deduct the chips. - 4/2/09

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  • Incredible!
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    The recipe sets up the idea and then you can customize to your taste. I exchanged the iceberg for romaine; the sour cream for non fat yogurt; toasted a corn tortilla instead of chips. it was so quick and delicious - 4/29/09

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This was so very good. I try to eat 5 small meals a day so I freezed it in 10 small baggies and it freezes very well. I just put it over a small bed of lettuce and no chips. It doesn't need them...it's so flavorful. - 1/13/10

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I really enjoyed this! The sweet corn is something I wouldn't have thought of. I finally felt like I was eating "real" food, but without having to cheat. I even added this to my Favorite foods in my Nutrition menu! - 2/10/09

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Sounds delicious but will use a lot more lettuce and tomatoes to make it more filling without a lot of extra calories. Thanks!! - 1/4/09

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Greaat recipe but I am just using chili beans next time..I use only Bushs chili beans and top with a little taco bell con Queso in chip isle .. - 9/10/12

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I used a baked flour tortillia shaped into a bowl to serve mine in. - 10/29/11

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    We REALLY liked this recipe - will definitely use again. - 2/5/09

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I would love to try this. I'm a little confused though. It says 10 servings but only 6 Tblsp sour cream, but each serving calls for 1 Tblsp. So Will the calories be off? - 1/26/09

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    love this but i used ground deer meet which is less fat was great - 1/4/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This was very very good. Keep recipes like this and I will let my wife demand that I stay on a diet. - 3/23/07

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  • I made this tonight for my family. I made it exactly according to the directions. The whole family loved it. - 2/9/14

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  • Nice alternative version of a Taco Salad. It was very good. I could see using black beans instead of pinto beans or even forgoing the lettuce and use the whole wheat scoops. I made a double batch for leftovers for work lunches and dinners. - 2/17/13

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  • I am going to make this tonight. Yummy. - 12/13/12

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  • Should I use can corn or frozen corn, if canned should I drain it first? Same questions with the beans, canned beans or the kind in the bag that you sort and soak? - 4/20/12

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  • To make it even more lean, I have used venison...cant even taste the difference! In fact Ive made it with beef before and i prefer it with venison! - 3/26/12

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  • Made this last night, my husband and i both enjoyed it! Thanks for sharing - 1/16/12

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  • Great salad - 1/12/12

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  • This was great. I used black beans. I also added some avocado on top and used greek yogurt. I also added some honey lime dressing and jalapeno flavored chips. Amazing! - 10/9/11

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  • Confusing calorie count and serving numbers!!??? Only 1 cup of lettuce and 6 tbsp for 10 servings?? Doesn't calculate or make sense? - 7/10/11

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  • Its Good! - 6/15/11

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I love Taco's and thanks to this recipe I don't have to deprive myself. Fantastic!!! - 2/17/11

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  • Liked this recipe, did not use the corn and replaced them with black beans. Very tasty. Saved leftovers and had for lunch also. - 2/12/11

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  • whole family loves this recipe! Adding to the rotation- we eat a lot of mexican dishes in this house! - 1/9/11

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  • sounds like its gonna be a mexican night!!!! yum :P - 6/11/10

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