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Fabulous Taco Salad

 Fabulous Taco Salad
“Everyone loves this recipe for Fabulous Taco Salad,” writes Anna Yeatts of Pinehurst, North Carolina. “It’s like eating decadent Mexican food while keeping the calories under control.” Serve it with Anna's Fresh Salsa or your favorite premade variety from the grocery store!
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 1 pound extra-lean ground turkey
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 4 plum tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro
  • 6 cups torn romaine
  • 1/2 cup shredded reduced-fat Mexican cheese blend
  • 1/2 cup salsa


  • In a large nonstick skillet over medium heat, cook turkey and onion
  • in oil until meat is no longer pink. Add garlic; cook 1 minute
  • longer. Stir in the tomatoes, salt and pepper; cook for 3-4 minutes
  • or until tomatoes are tender. Remove from the heat; stir in
  • cilantro.
  • Divide romaine among four plates; top each with 3/4 cup turkey
  • mixture, 2 tablespoons cheese and 2 tablespoons salsa. Yield: 4
  • servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving equals 224 calories, 6 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 55 mg cholesterol, 467 mg sodium,

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Nutritional Facts: 11 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 35 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 2 vegetable, 1 fat.
Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.