Summer Taco SaladUser Submitted Recipe
1 pound Ground Beef or Turkey (or about 1 pound Rotisserie chicken)
2 teaspoons Chili Powder
1 teaspoon Ground Cumin
1 Large Head of Lettuce, chopped
1 1/2 cups chopped Tomatoes or halved cherry tomatoes
1 Large Red Onion, chopped
1 large Red or Yellow Bell Pepper, Chopped
2 Poblano or Cubanelle Peppers, chopped
2 Zucchini or Yellow Squash, chopped
2 Cucumbers, seeded and chopped
1 can Black Beans, drained and rinsed
8 0z Package Shredded Sharp Cheddar or Jack Cheese
1 1/2 Cups Low-fat Thousand Island dressing
1 1/2 Cups Salsa (Mild, Medium or Hot)
Brown the Beef or Turkey, drain and sprinkle with Chili Powder and Cumin.(or just shred the Rotisserie Chicken into bite size pieces) Let cool and chill.
Combine all of the chopped vegetables with the chilled beef or turkey and the cheese.
Dress with the Thousand Island Dressing and the Salsa. Combine well and chill for a few hours for best taste.
Crumble a few hand fulls of Tortilla chips and sprinkle over salad just before serving. Serve with whole chips on the side.