Forget the tacos that break in pieces: serve them deconstructed to make a crisp and fresh salad!
What's great about this salad is that you can prepare the ingredients in advance and assemble them when you ready without any problem. So it's perfect for lunch or to make the day before for dinner the next day when you know that it’s going to be a busy day.
One of the spices you will find in this taco salad is cumin a spice obtained from the seeds of the plant Cuminum, an annual herbaceous plant that has long been used in traditional medicine.
Recent studies have confirmed some of the benefits of cumin for health, traditionally known, including promoting digestion and reduction of infections. The research also revealed new benefits, such as promoting weight loss and improving control of blood glucose and cholesterol levels. Last but not least, cumin is also an antiviral that helps the body fight colds, especially strengthening the immune system.
This salad is a bit spicy, but feel free to adjust the spices to your taste!
- 2 tablespoons of olive oil
- 1 lb ground beef
- 1 can (540ml)of diced tomatoes
- 1 tablespoon of cumin
- 1 tablespoon of garlic powder
- 1 tablespoon chili powder
- salt and pepper to taste
- 1/2 shredded romaine
- 1 tomatoes
- 1 avocado
- 1 red pepper
- 1 cup grated cheddar cheese