Meal prep made easy with this healthy taco salad in a jar.
It’s easy to put together and convenient to bring to work or to eat on the go.
Here the recipe from @evolvingtable:
1 Tbsp. Olive oil
¾ cup red onion finely diced
1 lb. lean ground beef 93/7
Taco Seasoning Mix:
1 ½ Tbsp. cumin
1 ½ tsp. paprika
1 tsp. chili powder
¾ tsp. salt
½ tsp. pepper
⅛ tsp. cayenne pepper
Mason Jar Taco Salads:
¼ cup salsa medium
¼ cup ranch dressing*
1 cup whole kernel corn rinsed and drained1 cup black beans rinsed and drained
1 cup tomatoes finely diced
½ cup cheddar cheese* shredded
1 large avocado cut into ½-inch cubes
4 cups mixed greens
20 corn tortilla chips crushed
In a large skillet over medium heat add olive oil and chopped red onion. Saute for 3-4 minutes or until almost cooked through.Push onions to the side and add lean ground beef. Saute for 7-8 minutes or until cooked through.
While beef is cooking mix together cumin, paprika, chili powder, salt, pepper, and cayenne pepper in a small bowl.
Once ground beef is done cooking, turn off heat and add seasoning ingredients. Mix to combine. Using a potato masher or the back of your fork, crumble the ground beef to your desired consistency.
In a small bowl whisk together the salsa and ranch.
In four 24-oz. wide mouth mason jars add equal amounts of the salsa-ranch, ground beef mixture, corn, beans, tomatoes, and cheese. Store in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.
The morning before serving, add ¼ of the avocado, 1 cup of greens, and crushed corn tortilla chips.
Shake mason jar well before pouring contents into a large salad bowl to enjoy.