This Taco Salad Recipe is quick, easy and healthy! It’s loaded with chicken, avocado, cheese, and covered in lighter ranch dressing!
I hate leftover ingredients.
Leftover full meals? Those are grand. One less meal for me to cook.
But, a bunch of random ingredients from a bunch of different meals that were previous cooked?
UGH. Worst. Ever.
Mostly because there are only 2 of us in the house, so I try to only buy what I need for the recipes I am planning to test that week, or else things just start rotting.
Which means there are never any “filler ingredients” to make a bunch of random items seem cohesive.
But, once a week or so, I make myself a “leftover ingredient” dinner.
I do not look forward to this day. And neither does Mr.FFF.
Pineapple chicken chocolate zucchini noodles anyone?
Nattt so good.
HOWEVER, sometime (read: once) my leftovers MADE SENSE you guys.
Like, I had lettuce. And other veggies. And chicken and even some cheese.
THERE WAS EVEN AN AVOCADO (!!!)
These are the things that I find exciting. Feel free to judge me.
And so became the first (and probably last) leftover ingredient dinner that I could actually share with you, and wouldn’t make you run for the hills in horror.
Or, at least just question my taste bud’z cred’.
Unfortunately, I have not had the required ingredients to re-eat this taco salad recipe fo’ realz since that fateful day, how-ev-er, the re-eatage has happened many a time in my brain. And, I sort of tried to re-create it with that Mason Jar healthy taco salad recipe.
Sidenote: This dinner also brought the huberoni happiness in his belly, which is a win because 1. As mentioned above he ain’t no friend to the weekly leftover meal and 2. He also ain’t no friend to a meal that is 90% vegetation.
Sidenote, the sequel: I just made the hubanana sound like the most un-friendly human on Earth but, in fact, he is the FRIENDLIEST human on earth. I always say that he can make friends with a stick.
I’m kidding. Sort of.
I’m tempted to tell you that it’s a fiesta in your mouth, but that is so cliché. I can’t say that.
Except I just did. In a total ninja-like sneaky way. SUCCESS.
There’s bacon, cheese, ranch and vegetative deliciousness. Oh, and there is H-E-A-L-T-H
I had me at bacon and cheese.
I knew there was a reason why I liked you.
I also shared this recipe over on my friends Taylor’s (!!!) beautiful blog – Greens & Chocolate! Check it out!
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Want more Salads?
Other yummy salads from around the web that I want to NOM:
Sesame Salad with Edamame – Ruffles & Truffles
Grilled Vegetable Salad with BBQ Ranch Dressing – Cook The Story
Caprese Corn Salad – Very Culinary
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