Easy Beef Taco Salads

This salad is a classic; beautiful and easy to bring to the table, it makes a great lunch or dinner any time of year.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 6

Ingredients

Dressing

1/2
cup sour cream
1/2
cup Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky salsa
1
package (1 oz) Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix

Salad

1
lb ground beef
1
bag (10 oz) romaine and leaf lettuce blend
1
can (15 oz) Progresso™ black beans, drained, rinsed
1
cup shredded Cheddar cheese (4 oz)
1
medium tomato, chopped
Tortilla chips, if desired
  • 1 In small bowl, mix sour cream, salsa and 2 teaspoons of the taco seasoning mix; refrigerate while making salad.
  • 2 In 10-inch nonstick skillet, cook beef over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring frequently, until thoroughly cooked; drain. Stir in remaining taco seasoning mix and water called for on seasoning mix package. Cook as directed on seasoning mix package.
  • 3 Divide lettuce among 6 dinner plates. Top each with beef, beans, cheese and tomato. Drizzle with dressing. Serve with tortilla chips.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    380
    (
    Calories from Fat
    170),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    19g
    19%
    (Saturated Fat
    9g,
    9%
    Trans Fat
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    75mg
    75%;
    Sodium
    700mg
    700%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    26g
    26%
    (Dietary Fiber
    9g
    9%
      Sugars
    2g
    2%
    ),
    Protein
    25g
    25%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    100%;
    Vitamin C
    4%;
    Calcium
    20%;
    Iron
    20%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 1/2 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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