Saturday, October 13, 2012
Healthy Taco Salad
Ingredients: For the Meat: 3/4 pound lean ground beef (90 percent lean or higher) 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 (15.5-ounce) can black beans, drained and rinsed 1 tablespoon chili powder 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper, plus more to taste 1/3 cup water For the dressing: 4 medium tomatoes, diced 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper For the salad: 2 hearts romaine lettuce, chopped 1/2 cup grated Cheddar 2 ounces baked corn tortilla chips (about 32 chips) Directions: 1. To prepare the meat, heat a large skillet over a medium-high heat. Add the beef and cook until no longer pink, stirring occasionally and breaking the meat up with the spoon.