Yes You Can Eat the Bowl Taco Salad

Alexandrina Harris


I was shocked when I looked up the nutritional facts of my go to taco salad that I had been eating for years...who knew??? So I decided to use my new found knowledge and re-make it into my very first Yummy Low Points Food.

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1/2 c
beans, refried, low-fat
1 oz
cheddar cheese, shredded
3 oz
ground turkey, lean
tortilla shell, flour - no lard, low carb
2 Tbsp
olive oil, extra virgin, divided
2 c
lettuce, iceburg, shredded
1/2 c
salsa, chunky
1 tsp
sour cream, fat-free
green onion, chopped for garnish
black olives, sliced
1/4 c
onion, brown, diced
1/4 c
tomato, romane, diced
taco seasoning mix - just a pinch :)
1 tsp
garlic, fresh, minced
salt and pepper to taste
garlic powder with parsley - just a pinch

How to Make Yes You Can Eat the Bowl Taco Salad


  • 1In order to keep this low point/cal. You truly must measure all the ingredients.

    In a pan over medium heat. Add 2tbls of olive oil, garlic and the diced brown onion. Cook until onions are tendar. Stir frequently.
  • 2Once the onions have cooked down, add the raw ground turkey. Season with taco season,garlic powder, salt & pepper to taste. Cook until brown. Drain and set aside.
  • 3Rub the flour tortilla with 2tbls of olive oil. Ensure you cover the entire shell booth sides. Select a small oven safe bowl. Place the bowl on a cookie sheet and drape the tortilla over the bowl. Bake the tortilla at 350F for approx. 10-12mins. Note: cooking time varies so keep an eye on it. You want the tortilla to be brown and crisp.
  • 4Heat the refried beans in the microwave.
  • 5Assembly - there is no right or wrong way to assemble your taco salad. However, this is how I assemble mine.

    In the center of your crip taco shell:
    Add: the refried beans - spread it around as if you are making a sandwhich; next is the ground turkey, then the shredded lettuce; cover the lettuce with your salsa; next sprinkle the cheese and diced tomato; place the sour cream right on top. Place the sliced olives on top of the sour cream. Last with the green onions...there you have it.. A very yummy taco salad that you can actually eat the bowl and not feel guilty about it :)

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About Yes You Can Eat the Bowl Taco Salad

Course/Dish: Salads
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Healthy
Hashtags: #Low, #taco, #cal

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