Texas Taco Salad
Ingredients icon 14 Ingredients
Servings icon Makes 4 Servings
Time icon 20 Minutes


Optional ingredients:


  1. Heat a large nonstick skillet over MEDIUM heat until hot. Add Ground Beef; cook 8 to 10 minutes, breaking into 3/4-inch crumbles and stirring occasionally until meat is no longer pink. Pour off drippings, if any.

  2. Stir in carrots, salsa, beans, cumin, chili powder and garlic powder; cook for 2 minutes. Remove skillet from heat.

  3. Divide salad greens between 4 plates and top each with a quarter of the beef mixture. Top with cheese, tomato, pepper and onion. Garnish with sliced olives and dressing, if desired.


Adapted from Confetti Beef Taco Salad (Beef it’s What’s for Dinner)

Nutrition Information

Nutrition information per serving: 356 Calories; 76 Calories from fat; 8.5 g Total Fat (3.9 g Saturated Fat; 3.0 g Monounsaturated Fat); 74.6 mg Cholesterol; 725.4 mg Sodium; 30.8 g Total Carbohydrate; 10.7 g Dietary Fiber; 37.2 g Protein; 5.9 mg Iron; 781.1 mg Potassium; 0.2 mg Thiamin; 0.4 mg Riboflavin; 11.0 mg Niacin (NE); 0.5 mg Vitamin B6; 2.3 mcg Vitamin B12; 6.6 mg Zinc; 22.3 mcg Selenium; 102.6 mg Choline.

This recipe is an excellent source of Dietary Fiber, Protein, Riboflavin, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Zinc, and Selenium. It is a good source of Potassium, Thiamin, and Choline.

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