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Prepare Taco Rice Salad, A One Dish Low Calorie Meal For Lunch

Recipe: Taco Rice Salad

What Do You Need?

  •     Cooking spray
  •     1 pound ground round
  •     1 garlic clove, minced
  •     3 cups cooked yellow rice
  •     1 teaspoon ground cumin
  •     1 teaspoon chili powder
  •     1/4 teaspoon salt
  •     1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  •     6 cups torn romaine lettuce (about 10 ounces)
  •     3 cups chopped tomato (about 1 1/4 pounds)
  •     1 cup frozen whole-kernel corn, thawed
  •     1/2 cup chopped red onion
  •     1 (15-ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained

For Dressing:

  •     2/3 cup fat-free sour cream
  •     2/3 cup picante sauce
  •     1 teaspoon chili powder
  •     1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  •      1/2 cup (2 ounces) shredded reduced-fat sharp cheddar cheese

How Do You Make It?

  •     To prepare salad, heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat
  •     Coat pan with cooking spray
  •     Add beef and garlic
  •     Cook 9 minutes or until browned, stirring to crumble
  •     Drain; return beef mixture to pan
  •     Stir in rice and next 4 ingredients (rice through pepper)
  •     Cool slightly
  •     Combine lettuce and next 4 ingredients (lettuce through beans) in a large bowl
  •     Toss to combine
  •     To prepare dressing, combine sour cream, picante sauce, 1 teaspoon chili powder, and 1/2 teaspoon cumin, stirring with a whisk
  •     Spoon dressing over lettuce mixture
  •     Toss to coat
  •     Place 1 1/3 cups lettuce mixture on each of 6 plates
  •     Top with 3/4 cup rice mixture and about 1 1/2 tablespoons cheese

How Many Calories Would You Consume With This?


Good to Know!

According to an excerpt from the book via People, a breakfast taco consumed within three hours after waking up helps in removing the effects of alcohol consumption from the previous night while a midday taco produces positive effects physically. A spicy taco before going to sleep stimulates our imagination, improving our thoughts while sleeping.

Taco Rice Salad

By : Natural Health News


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