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Paleo Taco Salad


  • Author: Kate Jackson
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 3-4 servings 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 2 tablespoons taco seasoning
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 avocado, peeled, pitted and cut into cubes
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 4 scallions, chopped
  • 1 small cucumber, halved and sliced
  • ½ head iceberg lettuce, chopped

For the Dressing

  • 1 avocado, peeled and cut into chunks
  • Juice from one lime
  • 6 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Brown beef in a large deep skillet. Add tomato paste, taco seasoning and ¼ cup water and simmer for 10 minutes.
  2. Make dressing: puree all dressing ingredients together in a food processor until smooth. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  3. Toss beef with all juices in a bowl with avocado, tomatoes, scallions and cucumbers.
  4. Place a bed of lettuce on each plate. Ladle taco mixture on top. Drizzle with dressing and serve.