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Grandma's Easy Turkey Taco Salad

Rated as 4.43 out of 5 Stars

"This is an easy recipe that my Grandmother always made. It is simple and delicious. A sprinkle of cheddar cheese is a great topping. "
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30 m servings 553
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat, and stir in the ground turkey. Cook and stir until the turkey is crumbly, evenly browned, and no longer pink. Mix in taco seasoning mix as directed on package. Remove from heat.
  2. Combine the turkey, black beans, lettuce, tomatoes, and tortilla chips in a large bowl. Toss with salad dressing. Serve immediately, or refrigerate for an hour before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 553 calories; 32.7 48.5 19.8 69 1130 Full nutrition

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We really liked this. You didn't notice this was turkey/chicken instead of ground beef. Don't expect this to be hot. It's has a slightly sweet taste from the thousand island dressing. My hus...

Fantastic! I prefer my dressing 1/2 low fat ranch, 1/2 salsa, otherwise stuck to the recipe, and it was wonderful and healthy.

Instead of a packet of taco seasoning, I used one batch of Bill Echols taco seasoning (minus almost all the salt), which is also from this site. I ate mine with just the lettuce, a little 2% che...

Yummy! The only changes we made were to use low fat dressing and a can of olives. We also kept the chips separate for leftovers. Everyone loved it! Thanks for a great summer recipe!

made this last night and it is great!!! All the flavors blended wonderfully and it is economical as it will feed a bunch.It was great warm for dinner and even better 3 hours later cold for a mi...

I give this four stars for taste and 5 for ease. DH loves it and definitely gives it 5 stars, so I rounded up to 5. Definitely a keeper.

Excellent! In the past I've used Ranch Doritos instead of tortilla chips. Just another option!

This was very easy. We loved the flavors. I made it exactly as described. I think I will add a little garlic and onion to the meat next time. It made quite a bit so we added the lettuce and chi...

I love this recipe. We added shredded cheese to it. It is great as is, but another variation that is really good is to use Doritos nacho flavored chips instead of tortilla chips. I love it eithe...