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Mexican Salad In A Taco Bowl

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Ingredients
  Salsa 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sour cream 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Coconut oil 1 Teaspoon (organic)
  Onion 1 Medium, chopped
  Garlic cloves 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Lean organic ground beef 1 Pound
  Tomato 1 Large (organic)
  Canned kidney beans 14 Ounce
  Cumin 2 Teaspoon
  Chili powder 2 Teaspoon
  Fresh cilantro 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Mixed greens 2 Cup (32 tbs) (organic along with spinach)
  Mozzarella cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), shredded
Directions

GETTING READY
Preparing the taco bowl:
1. Preheat oven to 450 F.
2. Wash and dry a metal bowl thoroughly and make a desired size ball with aluminum foil (inside of bowl size).
3. Lightly rub the outside of the ball of foil with olive oil and drape one tortilla over the ball pressing against the sides(with a little bit of olive oil on your hands).
4. Place the metal bowl over it, place on a cookie sheet and bake like this for the first 5 minutes then remove metal bowl only.
5. Let it cook an extra 5 minutes until the tortilla is darkened but not burned and attains the shape of the chosen size.
6. Let the tortilla cool completely on top of the foil before removing it.

MAKING
7. In a large bowl combine salsa and sour cream.
8. In a large cast iron or stainless steel frying skillet heat coconut oil over medium heat and cook onion and garlic and cook, stirring often, until softened, about 2 minutes.
9. Add meat and cook, stirring often and crumbling with a wooden spoon, until cooked through for about 5 minutes.
10. Add tomatoes, beans, cumin and chili powder, cook stirring until the tomatoes begin to break down for 2 to 3 minutes.
11. Remove from the heat, stir in cilantro and 1/4 cup of the salsa mixture.
12. Add lettuce to the remaining salsa mixture in the bowl, toss to coat.

SERVING
13. To serve, divide the lettuce among the bowls.
14. Top with the meat mixture and sprinkle with cheese.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Mexican
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Mixing
Dish: 
Salad
Ingredient: 
Beef
Interest: 
Gourmet
Restriction: 
High Fiber, High Protein
Preparation Time: 
40 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
80 Minutes
Servings: 
8
Ever wondered how to make a taco salad bowl like the ones seen at the restaurants? Watch this video and it guides you exactly to make this along with a simple salad to fill this taco bowl!

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