Low carb gluten free taco salad

Taco Salad

Course: Salad
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: ground beef
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 5
Calories: 557kcal
Author: Lisa MarcAurele
Enjoy the taste of tacos in an easy to make low carb gluten free taco salad. Simply add taco meat and topping to your favorite lettuce mix.
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Taco Seasoned Ground Beef:

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 small onion diced
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoons sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper


  • 5 ounces spring mix
  • 2 medium tomatoes
  • 2 medium avocados
  • 4 ounces cheddar cheese shredded
  • 8 Parmesan crisps homemade or store bought

Optional Toppings:

  • salsa
  • sour cream


  • In large skillet, brown ground beef with onion and garlic.
  • Drain off an fat, then mix in remaining seasonings. Set aside.
  • For each salad, add 1.25 ounces spring mix, half of a diced tomato, half of a chopped avocado, 1/4 of the meat mixture, and 1 ounce shredded cheese. Top each salad with 2 Parmesan crisps broken into pieces. Add salsa and sour cream if desired.


* Carb count may appear high, but more than half of those carbs are fiber. If you subtract fiber, the net carbs per serving is only 5.6 grams.


Serving: 302g | Calories: 557kcal | Carbohydrates: 14.4g | Protein: 44.5g | Fat: 36.6g | Saturated Fat: 12.9g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 131mg | Sodium: 747mg | Fiber: 8.8g | Sugar: 1.9g

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