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Taco Beef Salad w/o Tortilla for 350 kcal

Prep time: 15 min
Cook time: 5-7 min
*Recipe is for 2 servings


Item Calories Carbs Protein
8 oz raw 85% ground beef (turns into 6 oz once cooked & drained) 425 kcal 44 g
½ head iceberg lettuce 45 kcal 9 g 3 g
2 tbsp sour cream 60 kcal 1 g 1g
1/8 cup shredded cheese 50 kcal 4 g
2 cups chopped tomatoes 64 kcal 14 g 3 g
1/4 bell pepper, chopped 6 kcal 1 g
1 lime, juiced  10 kcal 2 g
1 medium  onion 40 kcal 10 g 1 g
1/2 bunch of cilantro (~1 chopped cup)
 TOTAL 700 kcal 39 g 56 g

Taco seasoning
Salt to taste
El Yucateco Habernero Hot Sauce (if you’re brave)


For the salsa: 
Combine in a bowl the following ingredients: tomatoes, onions, cilantro, lime juice, ~1/4 tsp salt to taste


For the taco beef: On a medium pan, toss in ground beef and bell pepper on medium high heat, sprinkle taco seasoning (~1/2 tsp and 1/4 tsp salt to taste) cook for at least 5 minutes or until brown. Use a spatula to thoroughly crumble the beef.


In a large bowl, mix in the lettuce, beef, salsa, sour cream.  Divide into 2 servings, topped with cheese, hot sauce, and enjoy.



1 thought on “Taco Beef Salad w/o Tortilla for 350 kcal

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