Beefy Taco Salad

Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 6


  • 1 lb 90/10 lean ground beef

  • 1 Tbsp chili powder

  • 4 cups chopped romaine lettuce

  • 1 (15.5 oz) can pinto beans, drained & rinsed

  • 4 tomatoes, diced

  • 1 cup frozen corn

  • 2 green onions, sliced

  • ¼ cup queso fresco

  • 1 cup crushed whole-grain tortilla chips

  • ¼ cup plain non-fat Greek yogurt

  • 1 lime, juiced

  • 2 Tbsp fresh minced cilantro


  1. Heat a large skillet over medium-high. Add beef & chili powder. Cook 8-10 minutes or until cooked through, crumbling meat throughout. Drain excess liquid if needed.

  2. In a large bowl, add lettuce, beans, tomatoes, corn, onions, queso fresco & chips. Toss to combine. Top with slightly-cooled beef.

  3. In a small bowl, stir together yogurt, lime juice & cilantro to make the dressing.

  4. Just before serving, pour dressing over the salad & toss to coat


Sub beef for ground turkey to cut down on red meat.

Nutrition Facts

6 servings per recipe
Serving size (302g)
Amount per serving
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g 13%
    Saturated Fat 3.5g 18%
    Trans Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 50mg 17%
Sodium 320mg
Total Carbohydrate 35g 13%
    Dietary Fiber 7g 25%
    Total Sugars 5g  
Includes 0g Added Sugars
Protein 25g  
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 137mg 10%
Iron 4mg 20%
Potassium 869mg 20%
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


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