Healthy Taco Salad

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 396
  • Fat: 14g
  • Saturated fat: 3g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Protein: 26g
  • Carbohydrate: 45g
  • Fiber: 13g
  • Cholesterol: 39mg
  • Iron: 4mg
  • Sodium: 787mg
  • Calcium: 170mg

Ingredients

  • 4 cups salad greens
  • 2 cups cooked quinoa (start with 2/3 cup dry; cook in 1 1/2 cups low-sodium chicken or vegetable broth)
  • 1 15-oz. can pinto beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup chopped grilled or roasted skinless chicken, shredded, optional (if you leave it out, add an extra cup of beans)
  • 2 bell peppers, any color, seeded and chopped
  • 1 avocado, chopped
  • 1/4 cup shredded sharp Cheddar
  • 1 cup salsa
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • Salt and pepper
  • Hot sauce, optional

Preparation

  1. 1. Divide greens among 4 bowls. In a large bowl, gently toss together remaining ingredients, except hot sauce.
  2. 2. Divide bean mixture among bowls with greens. Pass hot sauce at the table, if desired.
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