Spicy Taco Salad

Spicy Taco Salad

Spice up your taco salad with this special recipe that has a pasta twist.

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

30

Minutes

Makes

6

servings

1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
3 1/4
cups hot water
1
box Hamburger HelperĀ® chili macaroni
3
teaspoons chili powder
1/2
teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1/4
teaspoon red pepper sauce
1
large clove garlic, finely chopped
12
leaves romaine lettuce
1
large tomato, chopped (1 cup)
3/4
cup sour cream
  1. In 10-inch skillet, cook beef over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly cooked; drain.
  2. Stir in hot water, uncooked pasta and sauce mix (from Hamburger Helper box), chili powder, oregano, pepper sauce and garlic. Heat to boiling, stirring occasionally.
  3. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Uncover and cook 5 minutes longer. Remove from heat; cool 5 minutes.
  4. Serve beef mixture on lettuce leaves. Sprinkle with tomato; top with dollop of sour cream.
Makes 6 servings
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Variation
Serve the beef mixture on a bed of tortilla chips, or sprinkle crushed chips over the top.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 310
    • (Calories from Fat 140),
  • Total Fat 15g
    • (Saturated Fat 7g,
    • Trans Fat 1g),
  • Cholesterol 65mg;
  • Sodium 620mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 26g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 5g),
  • Protein 18g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 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;
    • 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.