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Touchdown Taco Salad

Touchdown Taco Salad

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By: National Dairy Council
Prep Time
less than 15 mins
Cook Time
15-30 mins


  • 1/2 pound lean ground Beef
  • 1 1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded Cheddar cheese, divided
  • 1/2 cup Salsa, divided
  • 8 cups Salad greens
  • 1 cup chopped Tomato
  • 1 1/2 cup Black beans



  1. Brown beef in large non-stick skillet; remove from heat.

  2. Stir in 1 cup shredded cheese and 1/4 cup salsa; mix until blended.

  3. Spoon onto serving platter.

  4. In a large bowl, toss together salad greens, tomatoes, black beans and remaining cheese and salsa.

  5. Spoon salad over meat mixture and serve.

Recipe Notes

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To reduce the total fat, substitute Cheddar cheese with reduced-fat cheese and lean ground beef with lean ground turkey.

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