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Layered Grilled Chicken Taco Salad

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Layered Grilled Chicken Taco Salad
  • Prep 50 min
  • Total 50 min
  • Servings 8

Can anyone ever have too many sure-fire recipes that can do double duty as a weeknight dinner and a weekend potluck dish? The answer is no and the proof is layered inside a 13x9 casserole dish. This layered taco salad, complete with a taco-spiked ranch dressing, is easy to bring to the dinner table or the dinner party. MORE+ LESS-

July 19, 2018
Old El Paso
Make with
Old El Paso

Ingredients

1/3
cup ranch dressing
2
tablespoons sour cream
1
package (0.85 oz) Old El Paso™ chicken taco seasoning mix
1
lb boneless skinless chicken breasts
2
teaspoons vegetable oil
4
cups coarsely chopped romaine lettuce
1
package (8 oz) guacamole
1
cup shredded Mexican cheese blend (4 oz)
1/2
cup (from 15-oz can) Progresso™ black beans, drained, rinsed
1/2
cup chopped plum (Roma) tomato
2
cups (about 2 oz) tortilla chips, slightly crushed

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat gas or charcoal grill.
  • 2
    In small bowl, mix ranch dressing, sour cream and 1 teaspoon of the taco seasoning mix; stir to completely blend. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.
  • 3
    Brush chicken with oil; coat with remaining taco seasoning mix (from package). Place chicken on grill over medium heat; cover grill. Cook 15 to 18 minutes, turning once, until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (at least 165°F). Cool completely in refrigerator (about 20 minutes); chop into bite-size pieces.
  • 4
    In ungreased 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish, layer lettuce, chicken, guacamole, cheese, beans and tomato. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.
  • 5
    Just before serving, drizzle with dressing, and top with crushed tortilla chips.

Expert Tips

  • If chicken is browning too quickly, lower heat and grill until internal temperature is reached.
  • Want more toppings? Top with sliced olives, jalapeños or green onions.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
320
Calories from Fat
160
% Daily Value
Total Fat
18g
27%
Saturated Fat
5g
24%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
50mg
17%
Sodium
600mg
25%
Potassium
390mg
11%
Total Carbohydrate
22g
7%
Dietary Fiber
4g
16%
Sugars
2g
Protein
19g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
50%
50%
Vitamin C
10%
10%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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