Salad

MetPro Approved Taco Salad

MetPro approved Taco Salad

Ingredients:

Black Beans
Ground Turkey
Lettuce shreds
Bell pepper
Onion
Cheddar cheese
Corn tortilla
Favorite salsa (no sugar) mine is Trader Joes medium fresh salsa (as dressing)

Directions:

1.) Cook up ground turkey with your favorite Mexican seasoning packet
2.) Spritz corn tortilla with Olive Oil to crisp it up, slice into small pieces to add to salad.
3.) Determine how many black beans/corn tortillas (Carb meal) you can use on your phase.
4.) Determine protein/fat amount needed
5.) Mix all ingredients together and enjoy!

Kitchen Sink Salad

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Kitchen Sink Salad-

Salad Ingredients:

1 cup thinly sliced carrots
1 cup fresh green beans- cut
1 cup thinly sliced zucchini
1 cup thinly sliced yellow summer squash
½ cup thinly green onion
½ cup chopped red bell pepper
½ cup chopped red onion
Optional: 1 can olives

Dressing:

6 tbsp olive oil

4 ½ tea lemon juice
1 tbsp red wine vinegar
1 mined garlic clove
Salt
Pepper

Directions:

1.) In a large saucepan, bring 4in of water to a boil. Add carrots, beans and peas and cook for 4 minutes. Drain and rinse in cold water. Place in a bowl; add zucchini, summer squash, onion, red bell pepper and olives.
2.) Combine oil, lemon juice, vinegar, garlic, salt and pepper. Pour over vegetable mixture and toss to coat. Refrigerate for up to 1 hour. – You can also refrigerate dressing and pour over veggies when ready to serve. 
3.) This makes about 12 cups – if a smaller group use ½ servings of each. This is a yummy salad for the summer BBQ pair with a protein and you’re ready to go!