The Beef Lady shows recipe that is both delicious and good for you

MILWAUKEE -- February is National Heart Health Month and you can work towards better health while still enjoying what you eat. The Beef Lady shows how to make a beef confetti taco salad that's both delicious and good for you.

Beef Confetti Taco Salad

Ingredients

  • 1 pound Ground Beef (96% lean)
  • 2/3 cup salsa
  • 1/2 cup low-fat shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1 medium tomatoes, chopped (about one cup)
  • 8 cups mixed salad greens
  • 1/2 cup diced bell pepper
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced red onion

Instructions

  • Heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add Ground Beef; cook 8 to 10 minutes, breaking into 3/4-inch crumbles and stirring occasionally. Pour off drippings. Stir in salsa; cook 2 minutes. Remove skillet from heat; keep warm.
    • Cook's Tip: Cooking times are for fresh or thoroughly thawed ground beef. Ground beef should be cooked to an internal temperature of 160?°F. Color is not a reliable indicator of ground beef doneness.
  • Line 4 plates with salad greens. Divide beef mixture among 4 plates. Top beef with cheese, tomato, pepper and onion. Garnish with olives and dressing, as desired.
    • Cook's Tip: Optional Toppings: sliced ripe olives, prepared ranch or French dressing

Test Kitchen Tips

  • Cooking times are for fresh or thoroughly thawed ground beef. Ground beef should be cooked to an internal temperature of 160?°F. Color is not a reliable indicator of ground beef doneness.
  • Optional Toppings: sliced ripe olives, prepared ranch or French dressing