Keto Taco Salad

Keto Taco Salad

This AMAZING taco salad is a go-to dinner staple in my house. It’s not only absolutely delicious, but also super quick & easy to make (under 10 minutes). The combo of vibrant flavors is a perfect balance of fat, protein, and low carb vegetables.  And this is also the perfect Keto meal substitute for Taco Tuesday!

And if you enjoy this salad, you’ll love my ‘Taco Loco’ Omelette recipe –  the perfect way to take advantage of any leftovers.  Warning – you may not have any =)

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Keto 'Taco Loco' Salad

October 12, 2019
: 4
: Easy


  • TACO MEAT (4 servings)
  • 1 pound ground beef (Note: Aim for 80 Lean/ 20 Fat but the more Fat the better)
  • 6 oz Ortega Taco Sauce (Mild, Medium, or Hot)
  • 1 Tbsp. of Butter
  • 1/2 tsp. of Onion Powder
  • 1/2 tsp. of Salt
  • 1/4 tsp. Garlic Powder (Optional)
  • Pinch of pepper
  • SALAD INGREDIENTS (Quantity is per serving)
  • 2 cups of lettuce
  • 2 Tbsp of sour cream
  • 2 Tbsp of guacamole (store premix)
  • 2 Tbsp of Pico de Gallo
 (store pre-mix)
  • 2 Tbsp of shredded Taco Cheese
  • Cilantro to taste
  • Step 1 Melt the butter in a skillet, then add the ground beef.
  • Step 2 Crumble ground beef in the hot skillet then add in the onion powder, garlic powder, salt, and pepper
  • Step 3 Stir frequently and continue to cook on medium-low heat until beef is browned throughout, approx. 7-8 minutes.
  • Step 4 Drain and discard any excess grease.
  • Step 5 Return to stove and add in the Ortega taco sauce. Stir briefly to until warm throughout and then remove taco meat from stove.
  • Step 6 Grab a bowl and fill it with lettuce. Then add your taco meat and all other salad ingredients (sour cream, guacamole, pico de gallo, taco cheese and cilantro).

ENJOY! Let me know how you like it =)

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