Taco Salad Recipe - Low Carb & Healthy

Low carb recipe for Taco Salad which belongs to the Salads recipe category.

Ingredients Needed

  1. 8 cups (160 g) romaine or iceberg lettuce, washed, dried, and broken up
  2. 1 cup (150 g) diced green pepper
  3. medium cucumber, sliced
  4. 1 medium tomato, sliced into thin wedges, or 15 cherry tomatoes, halved
  5. cup (80 g) diced sweet red onion
  6. ripe black avocado, peeled, seeded, and cut into small chunks
  7. cup (32 g) cilantro, chopped (optional)
  8. 1 can (4 ounces, or 115 g) sliced black olives, drained (optional)
  9. cup (173 g) salsa plus additional for topping
  10. cup (120 ml) Ranch Dressing
  11. 1 batch Chicken or Beef Taco Filling
  12. 1 cup (120 g) shredded Cheddar or Monterey Jack cheese
  13. Sour cream

Cooking Instructions

Put the lettuce, pepper, cucumber, tomato, onion, avocado, cilantro (if using), and olives (if using) in a large salad bowl.

Stir together the 2/3 cup (173 g) of salsa and the ranch dressing, pour it over the salad, and toss.

Divide the salad between the serving plates and top each one with the taco filling and shredded cheese.

Put the salsa and sour cream on the table so that folks can add their own.

Serving Yield

6 servings

Nutrition Information

Each with 12 grams of carbohydrates and 4 grams of fiber, for a total of 8 grams of usable carbs and 22 grams of protein.