Spicy Beef Taco Salad

spicy beef taco salad
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  • 4Servings


  • 1 1/2 cups cups thawed frozen corn kernels
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 2 chipotle chiles in adobo sauce, seeded and finely chopped, plus 1 tbsp sauce
  • 2 limes, juiced
  • salt and pepper
  • 1/2 5 1/2 ounce can black beans, rinsed
  • 1 1/4 cups chopped cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons EVOO
  • 20 large tortilla chips
  • 2 heads romaine lettuce, shredded (4cups)
  • 2 scallions, thinly sliced


In a large nonstick skillet, cook the corn in 2 tbsp. water over high heat for 1 minute. Transfer to a bowl and let cool.

Add the beef to the skillet and cook, stirring, until no pink remains, about 8 minutes. Add the chiles and half of the lime juice; season with salt and pepper.

To the corn, add the black beans, adobo sauce, cilantro, EVOO and remaining lime juice; season with salt and pepper. Divide the chips among 4 shallow bowls. Top with the lettuce, corn-bean mixture, beef and scallions.