Ingredients1 h 15 m servings 584 cals
- Place lentils and water in a pot. Bring water to boil, reduce to simmer. Cook for 30 minutes or until tender.
- Cook the turkey in a skillet over medium heat until no longer pink, 8 to 12 minutes. Stir the cooked lentils, 1 cup of water, and the taco seasoning mix into the turkey. Bring mixture to a boil; reduce heat to low and simmer until liquid is nearly gone, about 5 minutes.
- Combine the lettuce, avocado, tomatoes, olives, kidney beans, lentil-and-turkey mixture, and Catalina dressing in a large bowl and toss until combined.
Per Serving: 584 calories; 31.1 g fat; 55.6 g carbohydrates; 25.7 g protein; 42 mg cholesterol; 2057 mg sodium. Full nutrition
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This was surprisingly good for a healthy recipe!!!! I did not use the Catalina Dressing because taco salad is supposed to have fresh salsa as the dressing in my opinion. I also like fresh guac...
I omitted the lentils by accident, because I completely forgot about them!. I also added a can of corn, substituted black beans for kidney, and substituted shredded cabbage for iceberg lettuce. ...
I have never made anything with lentils, but for some reason had a brand new bag of them in my pantry, think I was going to make soup with it. I have to say they really smelled good while cookin...
This is a nice recipe. I had my doubts if hubby would like the meat and lentil mix - but he thought it was fine. I used pinto beans instead of kidney beans and nixed the Catalina dressing. In...
This is a great recipe Dana and so healthy too with the exception of the sodium content. To bring that number down, I made my own taco seasoning which did not compromise the taste in the least. ...
Very tasty! I was actually pleasantly surprised at how good it was. The lentils really add a nice texture to the ground turkey - along with a more interesting flavor. The only thing I added was ...
I have been making a very similar recipe for taco salad for 30 years. The only thing I do differently is no lentils and add cheddar cheese. It is a summer favorite in our home.
I didn't make any changes, but I think next time I would put it in a taco shell bowl.