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Taco Salad w/Salsa Lime Dressing

This makes a large bowl of salad, so feel free to adjust quantities as needed. Or, only add dressing to half the salad and save the remaining salad and dressing for another meal. If saving for later, don't add Fritos until serving.
Author Joy in Every Season


  • Salsa Lime Dressing:
  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 cup salsa use your favorite store-bought or homemade
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • Zest of 1 lime
  • 1/2 tsp cumin powder
  • Salt & pepper to taste if needed
  • Taco Salad:
  • 1 lb. ground turkey
  • 2 TBSP taco seasoning packaged or homemade
  • 2 TBSP olive oil
  • 2 heads Romaine Lettuce or Iceburg I used a combination of both
  • 1 cup diced tomato
  • 1 cup cubed avocado
  • 1 cup grated cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup kidney beans drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 chopped red onion
  • 1 cup Fritos corn chips


  • To make dressing: Combine mayonnaise, salsa, lime juice, lime zest, and cumin pwd. in small bowl and whisk until well blended. Add salt & pepper to taste (if needed). Refrigerate until time to serve salad.
  • Salad:
  • Heat olive oil in large skillet over med/high heat. Add ground turkey and taco seasoning. Cook turkey, breaking apart as needed, until cooked through and browned. Remove from heat and let cool slightly.
  • Prep all salad ingredients and place in large bowl: chopped lettuce, ground turkey, diced tomato, cubed avocado, grated cheddar cheese, kidney beans, chopped cilantro, chopped red onion, and corn chips.
  • Top with Salsa Lime Dressing and gently mix until well combined.
  • Serve and enjoy!