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Lettuce Share Our Taco Salad Recipe With You

All the flavours of a taco but in a healthy, refreshing salad!



  • 1 avocado
  • 1 head lettuce, thinly sliced, torn or chopped
  • 1 large tomato, chopped
  • 1 medium red pepper, diced
  • 1/2 cup grated cheddar, Monterey jack or mozzarella cheese
  •  1 (15- to 19-oz) can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • ½ can of corn (1/2 cup), drained
  • 1 (6-oz) can sliced pitted black olives, drained 


  • Cumin/honey/cilantro dressing


  • ¼ cup of olive oil

  • 2 tbs of lime juice

  • Salt to taste 


1. Peel and pit avocado, then cut into 1/2-inch pieces.

 2. Place the lettuce in a big salad bowl. Spoon beans and corn evenly over lettuce and continue making layers with tomatoes, cheese, avocado, and olives.

 3. Drizzle dressing over salad.  

**You can use the beef taco filling mixture instead of, or in addition to beans. You can also add chicken breast, ground turkey, fish, shrimp, steak or grilled tofu as a protein source.

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