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Recipe of the Month - Clean Eating Taco Salad

Clean Eating Turkey Taco Salad

 

Ingredients

·         1 Tablespoon olive oil, divided

·         1 cup red bell pepper, chopped

·         1 cup orange bell pepper, chopped

·         ½ red onion, chopped

·         1 lb ground turkey

·         2 Tablespoons taco seasoning

·         romaine lettuce, chopped

·         ½ cup grape tomatoes, chopped

·         1 jalapeno pepper, chopped

·         ½-1 avocado, chopped into chunks

·         ½-1 cup fresh fruit-based salsa (I used peach)

·         1 lime

·         chopped cilantro, to taste

·         hot sauce, to taste

Instructions

1.   Toss chopped onions and peppers with 2 teaspoons of olive oil and grill or sauté in a skillet until they reach your desired texture. Once cooked, set aside.

2.   Brown turkey in a large skillet with a little olive oil. Break meat into smaller pieces as it cooks. Cook for about 6-8 minutes or until the turkey is no longer pink. Add taco seasoning to the pan and stir to combine. If the meat seems too dry, add a little water with the seasoning.

3.   While the turkey it cooking, prep your salads. Start with a base of romaine lettuce and begin layering the toppings — tomatoes, jalapeño slices, avocado and salad. Squeeze a little lime juice onto each salad and sprinkle on chopped cilantro. Add a few drops of hot sauce if using


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