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California Taco Salad Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Bill and JoAnn
Added: Friday, May 30, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 small head iceberg or romaine lettuce, chopped (about 6 cups total)
1 - 15oz. can black or red beans, drained
1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
1 avocado, diced
1 mango or 2 tomatoes, diced
1/2 cup sliced black olives, drained
1/2 lb. cooked chicken or lean ground beef, seasoned with salt and chili powder
1 tbsp. lime juice (about 1/4 lime)
1/2 cup vinaigrette dressing
1 cup broken tortilla chips or corn kernels
Light sour cream (optional)
Mild salsa (optional)

Directions:
Directions:
1) In a large bowl, mix together lettuce, beans, cheese, avocado, mango, olives, and chicken. Sprinkle with lime juice and dressing and toss thoroughly.
2) Top salad with broken chips and, if desired, dollops of sour cream and salsa.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6-8
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Per serving (based on 8 servings):
280 calories,
25 g protein,
24 g carbohydrate,
10 g fat,
3 g saturated fat,
55 mg cholesterol,
7 g fiber,
210 mg sodium,

 

 

 

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