Mushroom Taco Salad


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil divided
  • 3/4 cup diced red onion
  • 1 pound portobello mushrooms sliced
  • 1 cup diced zucchini
  • 1 cup diced red bell pepper
  • 1 1/4 cups salsa divided
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 2 heads green leaf lettuce shredded
  • 1 cup halved grape tomatoes halved
  • 2 ounces reduced fat Monterey jack cheese shredded


  • COOKING INSTRUCTIONS: In a large skillet, heat 1/2 tablespoon of oil over medium-high heat; add onion and mushrooms and cook, stirring often, until softened.
  • Add zucchini, bell pepper and 1 cup of salsa; cook until vegetables are tender-crisp then transfer to a plate, season with salt and pepper and let cool.
  • In a large bowl, toss together lettuce and tomatoes with remaining salsa and olive oil; arrange mixture on dinner plates, top with mushroom mixture and sprinkle with cheese.


LC SERVING SUGGESTION: On the side, serve sliced English cucumber drizzled with lemon juice and olive oil and topped with chopped fresh dill.
SERVING SUGGESTION: Add whole grain rolls and butter.
KOSHER: No changes necessary.
GLUTEN FREE: Make sure salsa is gluten free.
NUTRITION: per serving: 185 Calories; 6g Fat; 11g Protein; 24g Carbohydrate; 9g Dietary Fiber; 5mg Cholesterol; 507mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain (Starch); 1/2 Lean Meat; 4 1/2 Vegetable; 1/2 Fat. Points: 4
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