Low Carb Taco Salad

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Low Carb Taco Salad – a delicious, easy, and low calorie lunch perfect for using up leftovers and super filling! 

taco meat, bell peppers, onion, cheese, tomatoes, and lettuce laid out

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Quick and Easy Healthy Taco Salad

I love the taco skillet recipe so much because it is simple, quick, and easy- and I sneak in TONS of hidden veggies that not only add nutrition and flavor, but help to stretch the meal to be more affordable.

If you are going to a party you can make a big batch. People are always asking for my recipe for this taco salad and its so simple to throw together! If you arent concerned about carbs you can make this taco salad and serve it with tortilla chips or crunch them in it!

taco meat, bell peppers, onion, cheese, tomatoes, and lettuce laid out

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For this taco salad, we’re using my super delicious, always top-rated cheesy taco skillet recipe– but you could always use your own leftover taco meat as well.

Low Carb Taco Salad Recipe

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A low carb taco salad served on a white plate.

Low Carb Taco Salad

Yield: 4
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Additional Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

Delicious low carb taco salad is the perfect lunch or refreshing light dinner.


  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 packet taco seasoning
  • 5 cup arugula and greens, or your favorite lettuce mix
  • 2 white onion, diced
  • 2 bell pepper, diced
  • 12 cherry tomatoes, diced
  • 1 cup sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 2 cup salsa
  • sour cream and guacamole, optional garnish


  1. Heat oil in a heavy bottom pan over medium heat. Add the ground beef and brown.
  2. Once beef is browned add the taco seasoning and stir, add some water if necessary to get seasoning to adhere. Set aside.
  3. Combine all remaining ingredients and top with the the taco meat.
Nutrition Information
Yield 4 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 583Total Fat 33gSaturated Fat 13gTrans Fat 1gUnsaturated Fat 15gCholesterol 131mgSodium 1774mgCarbohydrates 29gFiber 8gSugar 12gProtein 43g

Nutrition is automatically calculated by Nutritionix - please verify all nutrition information independently and consult with a doctor or nutritionist for any and all medical and diet advice.

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