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Mexican Taco Salad Bowl

Embark on a flavour-packed journey with my Mexican Taco Salad Bowl · a vibrant medley of fresh ingredients and zesty seasonings to satisfy your cravings.

Total Time
30 min
Difficulty
Medium
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Ingredients for 4 Servings

  • For the Salad:

    300g ground beef (or your preferred meat or meat substitute)
    1 packet of taco seasoning mix (about 1 ounce or 28g)
    1 can (400g) black beans, drained and rinsed
    1 cup corn kernels (fresh, frozen, or canned)
    1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
    1 red onion, finely chopped
    1 red bell pepper, diced
    1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
    2 cups shredded lettuce (e.g., iceberg or romaine)
    1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
    1 avocado, diced
    Tortilla chips for serving

    For the Dressing:

    1/4 cup sour cream
    1/4 cup mayonnaise
    2 tablespoons taco sauce (adjust to taste)
    1 tablespoon lime juice
    Salt and pepper to taste

Total Time

  • Preparation Time
    15 min
  • Cooking Time
    15 min

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Method
  1. For the Salad:

    • Cook the Ground Beef:
      • In a skillet over medium-high heat, cook the ground beef until it’s browned and cooked through.
      • Drain any excess fat.
      • Add the taco seasoning mix and follow the instructions on the packet for seasoning. Usually, you’ll need to add water and simmer for a few minutes. Set aside.
    • Prepare the Salad Base:
      • In a large bowl, combine the shredded lettuce, black beans, corn, cherry tomatoes, red onion, red bell pepper, and cilantro.
    • Assemble the Salad Bowl:
      • Divide the salad base into individual serving bowls or one large serving bowl.
      • Top with the seasoned ground beef.
    • Add Toppings:
      • Sprinkle shredded cheddar cheese over the salad.
      • Add diced avocado on top.

    For the Dressing:

    • Prepare the Dressing:
      • In a small bowl, whisk together the sour cream, mayonnaise, taco sauce, lime juice, salt, and pepper until well combined.
    • Drizzle and Serve:
      • Drizzle the dressing over the salad just before serving.
    • Crunchy Garnish:
      • Add some tortilla chips for a crunchy garnish.
    • Enjoy:
      • Serve your Mexican Taco Salad Bowl immediately, and enjoy the burst of Mexican flavors!
    Pro Tips
    • Customize your protein by using ground chicken, turkey, or a meat substitute for a vegetarian version.
    • Layer the ingredients for a visually appealing presentation.
    • Adjust the taco sauce in the dressing to your preferred level of spiciness.
    • Crush tortilla chips for an extra crispy topping.

Notes

Calories:
Calories per serving: Approximately 480 calories. Keep in mind that nutritional values may vary based on ingredient brands and portion sizes. Enjoy a flavorful Mexican feast!

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