Healthified Taco Salad

Healthified Taco Salad

75% less sat fat • 61% less fat • 60% more fiber than the original recipe. Don’t miss out on south-of-the-border favorites--treat yourself to Taco Salad done light.

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

30

Minutes

Makes

6

servings

1
lb extra lean (at least 90%) ground beef
2/3
cup water
1
tablespoon chili powder
1/2
teaspoon ground cumin
1/8
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
12
cups torn romaine or iceberg lettuce
1
can (15 oz) Progresso® pinto beans, drained, rinsed
2
medium tomatoes, chopped (1 1/2 cups)
3
medium green onions, sliced (3 tablespoons)
3/4
cup shredded reduced-fat sharp Cheddar cheese (3 oz)
3/4
cup Muir Glen® organic salsa (any variety)
3/4
cup fat-free sour cream
3
oz tortilla chips
  1. In 10-inch nonstick skillet, cook beef over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring frequently, until thoroughly cooked; drain. Stir in water, chili powder, cumin and ground red pepper; reduce heat to medium-low. Cook about 5 minutes or until most of liquid has evaporated.
  2. Divide lettuce among 6 salad plates; top each with meat mixture and remaining ingredients except chips. Arrange chips around salad. Serve immediately.
Makes 6 servings (3 cups each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
What is "Healthified"?
We've replaced ingredients with great-tasting alternatives to create better-for-you recipes that are just as yummy as the originals.
Time Saver
In a hurry? Just toss all of the ingredients except chips in a large bowl and serve family-style with chips.
Special Touch
Avocado slices make a perfect garnish for this zesty salad.
Did You Know?
You can make your own baked tortilla chips: Cut corn or flour tortillas into wedges or strips. Brush lightly with oil and place on an ungreased cookie sheet; bake at 375°F for 8 to 12 minutes or until crispy.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 380
    • (Calories from Fat 110),
  • Total Fat 12g
    • (Saturated Fat 3 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 50mg;
  • Sodium 480mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 42g
    • (Dietary Fiber 10g,
    • Sugars 5g),
  • Protein 27g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 3 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 3;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.