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Skinny Taco Salad

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via Gimme Some Oven

Skinny Taco Salad

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 4-6 servings


Skinny Taco Salad Ingredients:
    • 1 head Romaine lettuce, washed and roughly chopped
    • 1 avocado, peeled, pitted and diced
    • 2 cups cherry or grape tomatoes, halved (if desired)
    • 2 cups fresh cilantro leaves, loosely packed
    • 1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese (I used the 2% lowfat cheese)
    • 1 cup tortilla strips
    • 1 can black beans, rinsed and drained
    • 1 can whole kernel corn, drained
    • 1 can black olives, drained
    • half of a small red onion, halved and thinly sliced
    • skinny cilantro lime dressing (see below)
Skinny Cilantro Lime Dressing Ingredients:
  • 1 cup fresh cilantro, loosely packed
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 3 Tbsp. lime juice
  • 1 Tbsp. honey (optional sweetener)
  • 1/4 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1/8 tsp. salt
  • 1/8 tsp. freshly-ground black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil


To Make The Salad:

Toss all salad ingredients together until combined, or serve “rainbow-style” lined up on top of the lettuce. Drizzle and toss with honey lime vinaigrette and serve.

To Make The Dressing:

Add cilantro, orange juice, lime juice, honey, cumin, salt and pepper to a food processor or blender and pulse until combined. Gradually stream in the olive oil while pulsing until combined.


One thought on “Skinny Taco Salad

  1. Looks delicious! What is the calorie count?