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Tex-Mex Taco Salad

Tex-Mex Taco Salad

Author: Heidi Boortz
Servings : 4

Ingredients

  • 1 lb ground beef 90% lean or leaner, or ground turkey breast
  • 1 can tomato sauce 8 oz
  • 1/4 cup 90/10 Taco Seasoning recipe follows
  • 1 head romaine lettuce sliced into thin ribbons
  • 1 cup sharp cheddar cheese grated
  • 1 can black beans rinsed and drained, 15 oz
  • 1 cup frozen corn thawed
  • 1 tomato large ripe, diced
  • 1 cup salsa no sugar listed in ingredients

Optional Toppings

90/10 Taco Seasoning

  • 1/3 cup Chili Powder
  • 1/3 cup cumin
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp onion powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1 1/2 tsp oregano
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper

Instructions

  • Brown beef in a large skillet until no longer pink. Add 1/4 c. taco seasoning and 1/2 cup water and tomato sauce. Simmer 10 min or until thickened.
  • Arrange lettuce evenly in 4 large bowls. Top with taco meat, cheese, beans, corn, tomatoes, and salsa. Add any additional toppings you may desire.
  • Combine all ingredients in a bowl using a whisk. Store in zip top plastic bag in freezer for maximum freshness.

Notes

Store bought tortilla chips are almost always yellow tier (because they are fried).  Use this to make your own green tier chips!!!!  GREEN TIER TORTILLA CHIPS
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