When we think of Cinco de Mayo, we think of all the classic Mexican entrees that are not only a favorite to many, but also a big calorie expense. Taco salads are an easy way to get your Mexican cuisine while eliminating unwanted calories. Enjoy your Cinco de Mayo festivities this year by putting a different spin on the holiday and creating your own Mexican dish at home.

Taco Salad

1/2 c. fat-free refried beans or black beans
1/3 c. low-fat ground beef or chicken with taco seasoning
2 c. chopped romaine lettuce
5-6 blue corn tortilla chips crunched
1/3 c. salsa
2 T. low-fat sour cream or plain Greek yogurt with a little taco seasoning

Spread beans onto a microwave-safe plate. Top with cooked ground beef/chicken and microwave about 90 seconds on high. Top with lettuce, sauce and chips. Add sour cream or Greek yogurt and enjoy.

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