Easy Layered Taco Salad

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If you are looking for something new to try, this easy layered taco salad is one of the best family friendly meal ideas. This salad recipe is a complete meal and can be a great dinner idea as well. This layered taco salad has everything you need to make it an easy dinner idea. With lean ground beef, beans, corn, salsa, shredded cheese, bacon, avocado and more. It is one of the best salads you will try and an easy dinner idea for when guests come over.

If you are looking for easy dinner ideas, then this full salad recipe idea is a good way to go. You might try switching up your Taco Tuesday recipe for this layered taco salad, as it has everything you need in one dish. It's nice to change up your recipes every now and again, and with this best salad recipe, you are sure to find a favorite. If you don’t have any leftovers in the fridge, then you can easily include some canned tuna or salmon and even egg to go in instead of beef as this one calls for. Because there are beans in the recipe, you can leave out the ground meat and make this easy dinner idea vegetarian. As the famous saying goes, if all you have is lemons then you make lemonade. Salad recipes can be as simple as some fresh iceberg lettuce with some slices of tomato or cucumber added and a simple olive oil, vinegar and salt and pepper dressing. This type of salad recipe goes great with your meal, but nowadays we can find many recipes like this one that includes your entire meal idea in one dish. It's a great way to save on dishes, and it's easy to make. This recipe can be a great thing especially if you live a busy life and don’t always have the time to make a full course meal.

When it comes to making this family friendly meal idea, you will want to use the best ingredients you can find. By using quality ingredients not only will this best salad recipe taste better, but you will feel better too. This easy dinner ideas calls for lean ground beef, and if when it comes time to buy that you will have different choices. For recipes that use ground beef, it is always a good idea to use good quality beef. You might make a trip to your local butcher, or you might try choosing some grass fed beef or certified organic meat. When you are shopping for which ground beef to buy, you will come across several choices from grass fed, conventional, free-range and certified organic ground beef. Certified organic beef has to come from a production system or farm that is fully verifiable. That means that all of the information is collected on the each of the cow's history in the program. This animal history will include information such as the veterinary care, and what the animal was fed. For beef to be certified as certified organic, all of the cattle should be born and raised on a certified organic pasture which is a process in itself. All of the certified organic cows will also not receive any antibiotics nor will they ever receive any growth-promoting hormones. That is something you can feel good about feeding your family.

This is just one of the easy dinner ideas you will find on the Chin Deep site. On the site, you will find other family-friendly meal ideas, salad ideas, dessert recipes, main dish recipe ideas and so much more. **

Nutrition Facts for: Layered Taco Salad from Chin Deep
Ingredients: Extra lean ground beef, green chilies, iceberg lettuce, sour cream mayonnaise, canned beans, corn, onion, tomato salsa, cheddar cheese, sliced black olives, bacon, jalapeno peppers, roma tomato.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for 10 servings. *Per Serving: Calories 400, Calories from Fat 238, Total Fat 26.5g 41%, Saturated Fat 12.5g 63%, Cholesterol 93mg 31%, Sodium 1046mg 44%, Potassium 634mg 18%, Carbohydrates 12.9g 4%, Dietary Fiber 2.9g 12%, Sugars 4.0g, Protein 28.5g, Vitamin A 32%, Vitamin C 20%, Calcium 22%, Iron 24%

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