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Beef Taco Salad

A quick and easy taco salad for lunch or dinner.



  1. Brown the ground beef in a large pan. If desired, add 1 packet of taco seasoning.
  2. When beef is brown, stir in regular can of pinto beans.
  3. Mix shredded lettuce and beef and bean mixture in a large bowl. You can use pre-packaged shredded lettuce.
  4. Sprinkle shredded cheese over top of salad.
  5. If desired, add salad dressing such as fat free sour cream or chunky salsa.
  6. Makes two large salads.
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This is not phase 1 compatible--
28 Oct 07 by member: debiharv
Reasonable for that taco fix.
12 Apr 07 by member: Joyce2
Very easy, but I think the serving size is awfully large for two people. I made the Chipotle Black Beans as a side dish and it was a great mexican meal.
19 Feb 07 by member: notsochubby


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Nutrition summary:

There are 616 calories in 1 serving of Beef Taco Salad.
Calorie break-down: 20% fat, 26% carbs, 54% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 122
Calories 616
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 13.55g 21%
  Saturated Fat 5.931g 30%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 1.102g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 5.374g  
Cholesterol 153mg 51%
Sodium 2310mg 96%
Potassium 1610mg  
Total Carbohydrate 40.08g 13%
  Dietary Fiber 7.8g 31%
  Sugars 13.53g  
Protein 81.96g  
Vitamin A 89% Vitamin C 14%
Calcium 176% Iron 92%
of RDI*
(616 calories)
31% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
Carbohydrate (26%)
Fat (20%)
Protein (54%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories