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Taco Salad Recipe

taco salad recipe
 

Creamy Taco Salad recipe Dressing is full of bold flavour. It is too easy to make! This fun layered Taco Salad serve it with creamy Taco Salad dressing. Taco Salad is raging with fresh veggies, plus taco seasoned beef and crunchy, nacho cheesy, mouth-watering Doritos.

The Healthy Taco salad recipe is so easy and filling. Taco Salad is a perfect for a quick weeknight dinner. Taco Salad is not complicated in a healthy salad recipe. Salads can be great healthy options for you. So, here we explain the Healthy taco salad recipe with creamy dressing.


IS TACO SALAD GOOD FOR YOU?

If you’re trying to eat clean and healthy, going for a taco salad rather than tacos is definitely a good choice.

This Healthy Taco Salad with creamy dressing is a balanced combination of healthy fats and proteins, like the conduct ground beef and avocado, plus a lot of fresh veggies, making it a great salad that’s good for you and your taste. This healthy taco salad will make sure you stay full for hours, making it a great lunch or dinner.

 This Easy Taco Salad Recipe is Great for Casual Meals


How to Make Healthy Taco Salad Recipe with Creamy Taco Salad Dressing

INGREDIENTS

FOR THE SALAD:

  • 1 lb. ground beef, turkey, or chicken
  • half of a small onion, diced
  • 2 large cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 package of your favourite taco seasoning, portioned for 1 lb. of ground meat –
  • 2 to 3 heads of romaine or 1 to 2 heads of iceberg lettuce, chopped into bite-size pieces
  • 4 green onions, sliced
  • 3 c. halved cherry tomatoes or chopped Roma tomatoes
  • 2 to 3 c. shredded cheddar or Mexican blend cheese
  • Doritos nacho cheese flavoured tortilla chips, for scooping up the salad and/or for crushing over the salad.

FOR THE OPTIONAL DRESSINGS AND SIDES:

  • Creamy Taco Salad Dressing
  • pickled red onions
  • taco sauce
  • sour cream
  • guacamole or slices of fresh avocado
  • black beans, rinsed and drained
  • chopped cilantro
  • fresh limes, cut into wedges, for squeezing over the top

INSTRUCTIONS

Taco Salad is all about creating a dish that works for you and those you are serving. Delete ingredients that you aren’t like.

  • In a large salad bowl, add all ingredients together, with or without the taco salad dressing mixed in. Note (To avoid wet chips, be sure to wait until you are ready to eat to toss the ingredients together).
  • Don’t to add all ingredients together, separate them with an own bowl, so each person to make their own salad.

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You can also arrange all ingredients layer wise, as shown in the photo, with crushed Doritos and optional ingredients and dressings served on the side.


Cook the ground meat:

In an extensive skillet over medium to medium-high heat, brown the ground meat and onion. When meat is about mostly cooked, include the garlic. When meat is sautéed and onion is softened, take out any surplus fat from the skillet.

Then sprinkle taco flavoring over the blend and hurl to coat uniformly. Add 1/3 cup of water and let blend stew over medium heat until water is dissolved. Remove pan from heat. This can be prepared a day in advance and refrigerated until prepared to serve – simply warm it up again while making the plate of salad.

Assemble the Salad:

From the alternatives above, pick how you’d like to serve the salad. And then choose your ingredients and dressings. Also to add in black beans and cilantro into taco salad, but it looks that these two ingredients are the most likely once that people may dislike, so always serve them on the side, so if who want to add this ingredients they add.  Also other ingredients are optional such as sour cream, guacamole and/or avocodo, and lime wedges. You can also add Creamy Taco Salad Dressing.

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HOW TO MAKE TACO SALAD DRESSING

It was all about the dressing.

Creamy and full of bold flavor, you are not going to believe how easy this is to make!

This Taco Salad Dressing couldn’t be easier to make. Especially because we always have these three bottles on hand: Thousand Island dressing, Western or a zesty French dressing, and a mild taco sauce. If you like more heat, use a spicier taco sauce.

According to the recipe you just measure out each of these and mix them together.


Homemade Taco Salad Dressing

It’s easy to make if you just combining three bottles found on the grocery store shelf.

CREAMY TACO SALAD DRESSING

This dressing is full of bold flavor, the perfect taco salad topper. And you are not going to believe how easy it is to make!

Yield: 2-1/4 cups or 18 (2 tablespoon) servings

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 5 minutes

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 c. Thousand Island dressing
  • 1 c. zesty French or Western dressing
  • 1/4 c. mild taco sauce

DIRECTIONS:

In a small to medium sized bowl, mix all ingredients together. Serve with taco salad. Store in covered container in refrigerator for a couple weeks.

HOW LONG DOES A TACO SALAD LAST?

A Taco Salad can last up to 5 days in the fridge.  If you’re making your taco salad, ensure you load up the salad correctly. Start with the dressing on the bottom, followed by harder veggies, protein and then softer veggies, cheese and topped off with greens. close it tightly and it’s ready to go into the fridge.