Taco Salad Mason Jar (Lean & Green)

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INGREDIENTS:

  • 1/2 lb. 90-94% lean ground beef
  • 1/2 Tbsp taco seasoning
  • 1/3 cup non-fat, plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup loosely packed fresh cilantro
  • Juice of half a lime
  • 1 clove garlic
  • Pinch salt
  • 1/2 cup pico de gallo
  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat, Mexican blend shredded cheese
  • 1 medium-sized bell pepper, diced
  • 3 cups shredded lettuce

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Place ground beef in a medium-sized skillet over medium-high heat. Season with taco seasoning and cook until browned.
  2. Meanwhile, prepare dressing. In a small blender or food processor, combine Greek yogurt, cilantro, lime juice, garlic and salt. Blend until smooth.
  3. Assemble Mason jar salads. Divide each salad ingredient evenly amongst two, 32-oz mason jars and layer in the following order: dressing, pico de gallo, beef, cheese, bell pepper, and shredded lettuce. Secure with lids, and store in refrigerator until ready to eat.

YIELD: 2 Servings

PER SERVING: 1 Lean, 3 Green, 3 Condiments

TOTAL TIME: 15 minutes

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