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Taco Salad

Categories: Birthdays, Cooking with Kids, Kid-friendly
Type: Salads

Taco salad is delicious and nutritious, and so easy to make!

Serves: 4 servings


  • 8 fat-free tortillas
  • 1/3 recipe chili
  • 10-ounce package ready-to-eat green salad
  • 2 ripe tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 bunch green onions, chopped
  • 2.25-ounce can sliced black olives, drained
  • Small jar mild taco sauce
  • Fat-free sour cream, optional
  • 1 ripe avocado, peeled and sliced, optional

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  1. Using four microwave safe plates, place 2 tortillas on each plate.
  2. Divide the chili equally over the tortillas.
  3. Cover the plates with plastic wrap and microwave on high for about 2 minutes or until heated through.
  4. Divide the salad greens, vegetables, and olives over the warm tortillas and chili.
  5. Top each with 2 tablespoons of taco sauce.
  6. Top with sour cream and avocado if desired.

excerpted from:

From The Weeknight Survival Cookbook: How to Make Healthy Meals in 10 Minutes by Dena Irwin, R.D. Copyright 1998 by Dena Irwin. All rights reserved. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

To order this book visit www.wiley.com.

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