This gluten free and dairy free Turkey Taco Salad is the perfect healthy meal! It's super easy to make and works great for meal prep or a quick weeknight dinner. #glutenfree #dairyfree #dinner #recipes #healthy #tacosalad

Healthy Taco Salad – Gluten Free, Dairy Free

  • Author: Morgan | Just What We Eat
  • Prep Time: 15 min
  • Cook Time: 15 min
  • Total Time: 30 min
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x



Taco Salad Ingredients:

  • 1 lb ground turkey
  • 1 packet taco seasoning (or 2 tbsp homemade taco seasoning)
  • 6 cups of romaine lettuce, chopped
  • 1 15 oz can black beans, drained and rinsed 
  • 1 14 oz can corn, drained 
  • 1/2 cup mild salsa
  • 1 avocado, diced
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped

Avocado Cilantro Lime Dressing Ingredients:

  • 1 avocado
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup cilantro 
  • 2 tbsp avocado oil (or olive oil)
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1/2 tsp salt


To Make the Taco Salad:

  1. Add the ground turkey to a large pan and cook 5-8 minutes on medium high heat until browned.
  2. Mix taco seasoning in with the ground turkey.  Add 2-3 tbsp of water to help evenly coat the turkey in the seasoning.
  3. While turkey is cooking, prepare other salad ingredients.
  4. Add chopped romaine to a large bowl.  Pour in remaining taco salad ingredients and toss.

To Make Avocado Cilantro Lime Dressing:

  1. Add all avocado cilantro lime dressing ingredients to a food processor and blend until smooth.
  2. Serve over the taco salad.


I’m Morgan Campbell, mom of two beautiful kiddos, chocolate lover (dairy free of course!), and the creator behind Just What We Eat.  Just What We Eat is a food and lifestyle blog sharing allergy friendly recipes and resources to help you create a life that you love! more about Morgan

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