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Southwestern Salad Recipe

4 Servings, about 1/2 cup beef mixture, 1/2 cup lettuce and cheese mixture each

- Onions, chopped 1/2 cup
- Lean ground beef 1 pound
- Chili powder 1 tablespoon
- Dry oregano 2 teaspoons
- Ground cumin 1/2 teaspoon
- Canned kidney beans, red, drained 1 cup
- Canned chickpeas, drained 1 15-ounce can
- Tomato, diced 1 medium
- Lettuce 2 cups
- Cheddar cheese 1/2 cup


1. Cook ground beef and onions in a large skillet until the beef no longer remains pink. Drain. 2. Stir chili powder, oregano, and cumin into beef mixture; cook for 1 minute.

3. Add beans, chickpeas, and tomatoes. Mix gently to combine.

4. Combine lettuce and cheese in large serving bowl. Portion lettuce and cheese onto 4 plates. Add 1 cup of beef mixture on top of lettuce and cheese.

Note: Garbanzo bean is another name for chickpea.

Calories 485
Total fat 22 grams
Saturated fat 9 grams
Cholesterol 98 m ll grams
Sodium 411 milligrams

Please feel free to modify these recipes for any dietary needs or special diets.

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