Chopped Taco Mason Jar Salad

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
15 min 15 min 5
Chopped Taco Mason Jar Salad
Health Rating
Want an easy-to-prep salad that you can take with you when you are on-the-go? You're going to love this delicious taco mason jar salad.

Ingredients


454 gm Ground turkey, extra lean
1 can (15oz) Black beans, canned (drained and rinsed)
1 package Taco seasoning mix, McCormick
4 cup Cherry Tomatoes (halved)
1 1/2 cucumber(s) Cucumber (sliced)
1 small Red onion (chopped)
3/4 jar (16 oz) Jalapeno peppers, sliced, canned (drained and chopped)
2 avocado(s) Avocado (chopped)
1 1/4 cup Salsa, ready-to-serve
5 tbsp Greek yogurt, plain, 1% M.F.
5 cup Lettuce, romaine
1 whole lime(s) Lime juice (fresh)

Instructions


1. Heat up a medium-sized skillet over medium heat on your stove. Once warmed, add your ground turkey to the skillet and cook until it is no longer pink. 

2. Add black beans, taco seasoning packet, and the amount of water stated in seasoning packet directions. Cook until the water has reduced and the packet contents have absorbed into the meat. Turn your heat off and let the taco mixture cool.

3. Prep your salad ingredients by chopping the tomatoes, cucumber, red onion, jalapeno and avocado and it all aside. 

4. Take 5 mason jars and start prepping your salads by divining the salsa by 5 and adding it to the bottom of the jar. Next, layer the greek yogurt, tomatoes, cucumbers, onions, jalapeños, avocado, taco meat, and then the lettuce last. Place lid on and close tight. No need to vacuum seal or anything like that.

5. When ready to eat, shake real good, then pour into a bowl, squeeze some lime juice over top and enjoy. You can serve with tortilla chips and shredded cheese if you like. 

Notes:

Quick Tips:

For a dairy-free version, you can use coconut yogurt, or go yogurt free. 

You can also make this dish meat-free by replacing the ground turkey with tofu, seitan or tempeh.
Try mixing up the ingredients with: corn, red pepper, chopped mushrooms, zucchini or use spinach instead of romaine


Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 449
Calories from fat 136
Calories from saturated fat 21.6
Total Fat 15.1 g
Saturated Fat 2.4 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.7 g
Monounsaturated Fat 8.5 g
Cholesterol 51 mg
Sodium 2339 mg
Potassium 1827 mg
Total Carbohydrate 44 g
Dietary Fiber 17.2 g
Sugars 11.8 g
Protein 35 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Meat 1.0
Meat Alternative 0.5
Vegetables 6.0

Energy sources


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Lunch
Main
Salad