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Trader Joe’s Easy Taco Salad

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: taco salad
Servings: 6


  • 1 pound shredded iceberg lettuce
  • 1 pound ground turkey meat cooked and seasoned (we use Trader Joe’s taco seasoning)
  • 4 Roma tomatoes sliced
  • 1 15 oz. can black beans rinsed and drained
  • 1 15 oz. can corn drained
  • 1 can sliced olives drained
  • 6 oz. queso fresco cheese crumbled
  • 1 cup favorite salsa
  • 1 cup guacamole
  • 1 cup corn salsa
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 jalapeno pepper sliced (for garniswith cilantro
  • Chips your favorite taco chips


  • Cook the ground turkey ahead of time. Drain (if needeand add the taco seasoning. Set aside, or refrigerate if making the day before.
  • Optional to make this salad with warm meat (you can microwave or heat it up before servinor cold meat. Either is delicious.
  • Layer the salad in rows of olives, corn, meat, lettuce, tomatoes, black beans and queso cheese.
  • Fill small bowls with favorite salsas, guacamole, corn salsa, and sour cream.
  • Add a big bowl of chips (optional).
  • Serve!