COOKING WITH THE SNAP – Beef Taco Salad – The Stanly News & Press

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Beef Taco Salad

1 1/4 lbs. lean ground beef

1 teaspoon olive oil

2-3 Tablespoons taco seasoning (store-bought or homemade, low sodium)

8 ounces of Romaine lettuce or lettuce blend

1 1/3 Cup grape tomatoes, halved

¾ Cup shredded cheddar cheese

1 Medium avocado, cubed

½ Cup green onions, chopped

2/3 Cup salsa

1/3 Cup water

1/3 Cup light sour cream

Heat oil in skillet over medium-high heat. Add ground beef and stir breaking up the pieces with a spatula for 7-10 minutes until beef is browned. Combine taco seasoning, 1/3 cup salsa and 1/3 cup water and add to ground beef. Cook until moisture has mostly evaporated. Turn off burner and set…

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