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Taco Salad for Two Recipe

Taco Salad for Two Recipe

"One of our favorite meals on the road is Taco Salad for Two," says Henrietta Brumbaugh of Hiawassee, Georgia. "Served with tortilla chips, it’s a refreshing, homemade meal that goes together in minutes, leaving you plenty of time to enjoy the beauty of your surroundings."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:2 servings


  • 1 can (15 ounces) chili with beans
  • 3 cups shredded lettuce
  • 1 medium tomato, chopped
  • 2 green onions, sliced
  • 1/2 cup salsa
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • Tortilla chips, optional


  • 1. In a small saucepan or microwave-safe bowl, heat the chili. Meanwhile, divide the lettuce, tomato and onions between two salad plates. Top with chili, salsa and cheese. Serve with tortilla chips if desired. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (prepared with reduced-fat cheese; calculated without tortilla chips) equals 342 calories, 10 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 41 mg cholesterol, 1,478 mg sodium, 39 g carbohydrate, 12 g fiber, 23 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.