This salad is the perfect way to bring a tasty bit of fiesta to the table. A bed of fresh greens is topped with seasoned ground beef, Sargento® Shredded Pepper Jack Cheese, salsa, tomatoes and crushed tortilla chips. It's Mexican-inspired flavor!
- 1 lb. lean ground beef or turkey
- 1 medium onion, chopped
- 3 cloves garlic, minced
- 4 tsp. Mexican seasoning, divided
- 1 cup salsa, divided
- 2 Tbsp. vegetable oil
- 6 cups (10 oz.) salad greens, torn
- 1-1/2 cups (6 oz.) Sargento® Shredded Pepper Jack Cheese, divided
- 1 small tomato, diced
- 1 cup coarsely crushed tortilla chips
- Cook beef, onion and garlic in large skillet over medium heat 4 minutes or until beef is no longer pink, stirring occasionally; pour off drippings. Sprinkle 3 teaspoons seasoning over beef mixture; add 3/4 cup salsa. Simmer over medium-low heat 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add water, a tablespoon at a time, if mixture becomes too thick.
- Combine remaining salsa, oil and seasoning in small bowl. Toss salad greens with 1 cup cheese and oil mixture in large bowl. Arrange on four serving plates. Spoon beef mixture over salad; top with remaining cheese, tomato, and tortilla chips.