School’s OUT Taco Salad

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junio 24, 2015

A quick dinner doesn’t mean you default to take-out! Stock beef-friendly ingredients in your pantry for satisfying from–scratch suppers in a snap! Sampling tonight:

  • Productos: 4 Main course servings



Brown 1 lb (500 g) ground beef with a package of taco seasoning according to package directions; set aside.

Mix 1/2 cup (125 mL) Catalina-style salad dressing with 1 tbsp (15 mL) EACH vegetable oil, salsa, and vinegar; set aside.

In large bowl, combine 1 head iceberg lettuce, shredded, 1 can (19 oz) drained and rinsed black beans, 1/2 cup (125 mL ) shredded cheddar cheese, 1 cup (250 mL) halved grape tomatoes and 2 cubed avocados.

Add reserved ground beef and dressing mixture season with salt and pepper; tossing to coat. Top with some thinly sliced green onions.

Pantry POINTERS: Make Mine Mexican!
Make any vinaigrette-style salad dressing Mexican flavoured by stirring in some ready-made salsa.
When it comes to taco seasoning, think outside the box! These seasonings make a great rub for steaks and work well to flavour ground beef for soups, quesadilla fillings, salad toppers and more.