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Family-Favorite Taco Salad

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Makes

6 servings

“This lighter, healthier version of classic Southwestern fare is a favorite with my family. I love the fact that it’s delicious and such a fast-to-fix meal on busy weeknights.” Lynne Graves - Faribault, Minnesota
Family-Favorite Taco Salad Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 pounds lean ground turkey
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 2 teaspoons dried minced onion
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 6 cups shredded lettuce
  • 1/2 cup shredded reduced-fat Mexican cheese blend
  • 6 tablespoons fat-free sour cream, optional

Directions

  1. In a large nonstick skillet, cook turkey over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Stir in tomatoes and seasonings; heat through.
  2. Divide lettuce among six plates; top each with 2/3 cup turkey mixture, 4 teaspoons cheese and 1 tablespoon sour cream if desired.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 239 calories, 12g fat (4g saturated fat), 99mg cholesterol, 551mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 2g fiber), 25g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 vegetable, 1 fat.

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