2 large salads

Quick and Easy Taco Salad

10 minPrep Time

5 minCook Time

15 minTotal Time

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  • 1 avocado, pitted and peeled
    1/3 cup coconut cream (the thick stuff from the top of a full fat coconut milk can)
    3 tbsp olive oil
    1/4 cup water
    1 packed cup fresh cilantro
    1 clove of garlic, peeled
    juice from 1/2 lime
    1/4 tsp unrefined salt
    a pinch of black pepper
    optional: 1/4 tsp chili powder
    extra water for thinning
  • 2 tsp chili powder
    1 tsp cumin powder
    1/4 tsp paprika
    1/4 tsp garlic powder
    1/4 tsp onion powder
    1/4 tsp dried oregano
    1/2 tsp unrefined salt
    1 tablespoon ghee, butter, or coconut oil
    1 pound ground meat
  • 1 large head of romaine lettuce, chopped
    1 avocado, sliced
    1 cup cherry tomatoes
    1/3 cup green onions, chopped
    1 red pepper, diced
    1 yellow pepper, diced
    1 cup of plantain chips


To make dressing: Combine all dressing ingredients in a blender and process until creamy smooth. Adjust for salt and pepper. Thin with additional water to desired consistency.
For taco meat: Combine spices and salt in a small bowl and set aside. Heat a large skillet on medium heat. Add 1 tablespoon of fat of choice and saute ground meat for 1 minute. Add spices and cook until meat is cooked through. Turn off heat.
For salad: Combine salad ingredients in bowl. Add spiced ground meat and drizzle with creamy avocado dressing. Enjoy!

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