Southwestern BLT Taco Salad

The best of both worlds—BLTs and tacos in one sensational salad!

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 4

Ingredients

1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1
package (1 oz) Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix
2/3
cup water
1/2
cup southwest ranch sour cream dip
1/2
cup Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky salsa
1/2
cup chopped precooked bacon
1
can (2 1/4 oz) sliced ripe olives, drained
4
plum (Roma) tomatoes, each cut into 8 pieces
1
bag (10 oz) ready-to-eat romaine lettuce
1
cup shredded Cheddar cheese (4 oz)
1
cup chili cheese-flavored corn chips
  • 1 In 10-inch skillet, cook beef over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly cooked; drain. Stir in taco seasoning mix and water. Reduce heat to medium. Cook uncovered 2 to 4 minutes, stirring occasionally, until most of liquid is absorbed.
  • 2 In large bowl, mix sour cream dip and salsa. Stir in beef mixture, bacon and olives. Gently fold in tomatoes and lettuce.
  • 3 Divide salad among 4 individual plates. Sprinkle with cheese and chips. Serve immediately.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    520
    (
    Calories from Fat
    320),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    35g
    35%
    (Saturated Fat
    15g,
    15%
    Trans Fat
    1 1/2g
    1 1/2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    120mg
    120%;
    Sodium
    1790mg
    1790%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    19g
    19%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    6g
    6%
    ),
    Protein
    32g
    32%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    110%;
    Vitamin C
    40%;
    Calcium
    25%;
    Iron
    20%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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