Saturday, August 8, 2020

Taco Salad with Quest Protein Chips

Taco Salad with Quest Protein Chips
Here’s an easy dinner that is entirely satisfying and tastes just like a higher carb version. The secret is to use Quest Protein Tortilla-Style Chips in place of corn tortilla chips (I chose Nacho Cheese flavor, but you can substitute your favorite). This delicious salad has become a hands-down favorite on my keto diet, especially when I don’t feel like cooking!

Taco Salad with Quest Protein Chips
Makes 1 serving

3 oz. ground beef
1-2 teaspoons taco seasoning, to taste
1 tablespoon water
1 tablespoon chopped onion
1 bag Quest Protein Tortilla-style Chips, Nacho Cheese (see image below)
1 cup lettuce, torn into bite-size pieces
1/4 cup chopped tomato
1/2 oz. shredded cheddar cheese
2 tablespoons sour cream

1. In a skillet over medium heat, brown the ground beef. Add the taco seasoning to taste. Add the water and chopped onion; stir to combine.

2. Pour the entire bag of Quest Protein chips into a large serving bowl. Top with the seasoned beef, lettuce, chopped tomato and shredded cheese. Dollop with sour cream and serve.

Quest Protein Chips
Nutritional Information: 445 calories, 9.6 g carbohydrates (2.2 g dietary fiber, 2.9 g sugars), 28.5 g total fat (12.2 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat), 93 mg cholesterol, 498 mg sodium, 335 mg calcium, 505 mg potassium, 2 mg iron, 614 ug Vit A, 12 mg Vit C, 38.8 g protein. Net carbs per serving: 7.4 grams

Photos and recipe by Kathy Sheehan, copyright 2020
All rights reserved. Please do not duplicate without the author’s permission. 

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