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Delicious Taco Salad Under 300 Calories

Eating healthy doesn’t have to mean eating bland, tasteless food that leaves you hungry. There are many ways that you can take some of your classic favorite meals, and lighten them up considerably to make them tasty and nutritious!

This is an extremely healthy version of a classic favorite: the taco salad. But don’t worry, no flavor is sacrificed here!

Ingredients:
-  ½ cup arugula
- ½ cup spring mix greens
- ½ package Jennie-O ground turkey 99% fat free
- ¼ cup low sodium black beans
-1 green bell pepper
- ½ red onion
-1 tomato (on the vine)
-1 cup cilantro
-4 cloves of garlic
-Fresh ground salt and pepper
-Crushed red pepper
-Cumin

Preparation – 15 min. – 2 servings approx.
1. Defrost your ground turkey
2. Slice up your bell pepper, red onion (1/4 onion), and tomato into larger slices, fajita style. 
3. Chop your garlic cloves up. 
4. Sautee your peppers, onions, tomatoes, and garlic for about 5 minutes. 
5. Add your ½ package of ground turkey to the sautéing vegetables. 
6. Season with fresh ground salt, pepper, cumin, and crushed red pepper to taste. 
7. Stir occasionally and cook until the peppers are soft and the meat is cooked (about 10 minutes).
8. Add the black beans to the sauté 2 minutes before serving to warm. 
9. Dice up your cilantro and the other ¼ red onions for garnish. 
10. Place your fajita vegetable and ground turkey mix over a bed of arugula and spring mix greens.
11. Garnish with your diced cilantro and red onion. 
This is a quick, easy and healthy left-over lunch meal for the office the next day. Simply put the leftover fajita/turkey in a Tupperware, and the greens in a larger Tupperware. Heat up the fajita/turkey mix and pour over your bed of greens. Voila!

*Note* Leave out the turkey for a delicious vegetarian meal!


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