Tasty Taco Salad

Tortilla shells are baked, not fried, then filled with spicy Mexican Veggie Ground Round in this twist on taco salad.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
4 servings


  • 1 tablespoon Spectrum® Canola Oil

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 1 green pepper, chopped

  • 1 (340 gram) package Yves Veggie Cuisine® Mexican Veggie Ground Round

  • 1 cup chopped tomato

  • 4 (6 inch) flour tortillas

  • 4 cups shredded lettuce

  • 1 cup grape tomatoes

  • 1 carrot, shredded

  • ½ cup black olives, chopped


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. Heat oil in large skillet. Saute onion and half of green pepper just until soft.

  3. Add crumbled Yves Veggie Cuisine Mexican Veggie Ground and chopped tomatoes. Heat and stir mixture over medium heat about 3 minutes to blend flavours. Keep warm.

  4. Wrap tortillas in foil and heat in preheated oven for about 10 minutes.

  5. Spray 4 small casserole or baking dishes with non-stick spray. Press one tortilla into each dish. Bake tortillas for 15 minutes.

  6. Divide lettuce among 4 plates, place a tortilla on each plate, spoon Yves Veggie mixture into each shell.

  7. Top with remaining chopped green pepper, grape tomatoes, carrots and olives.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

337 Calories
13g Fat
38g Carbs
20g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 337
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g 17%
Saturated Fat 2g 8%
Sodium 832mg 36%
Total Carbohydrate 38g 14%
Dietary Fiber 9g 33%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 20g
Vitamin C 42mg 208%
Calcium 88mg 7%
Iron 2mg 13%
Potassium 854mg 18%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.