Taco Salad offers great nutritional value. You may consume plain Taco Salad or add various other ingredients to it in order to enhance its nutritional value as well as its taste. The calorie content in taco salad varies based on its method of preparation and ingredients added to it.
A one and a half cup serving of taco salad weighing around 198 grams contains 279 calories out of which 133 calories come from fat. The total fat content in this salad is 14.8 grams out of which 6.8 grams come from saturated fat, 1.7 grams comes from polyunsaturated fat and 5.2 grams come from monounsaturated fat. Taco salad also contains carbohydrates and proteins which are 23.6 grams and 13.2 grams respectively in an equal serving of this salad. The Cholesterol content in it is 44 mg and the sodium content is 762 mg. Taco salad also contains calcium and iron content as well as essential vitamins such as Vitamin A and C.
There are various other taco salad preparations which are well liked by many one of this is the Mexican taco salad preparation. This taco salad contains various ingredients including onion, garlic, beans, ground beef, salsa, romaine lettuce, cilantro and a number of other herbs. In order to enhance its taste further you have the option of getting it topped with sour cream and shredded cheese. Each serving of Mexican taco salad prepared using these ingredients contains around 361 calories. There are certain other recipes of Mexican salad as well in which some of the ingredients added are different from the ones mentioned above and the calorie content in them is also likely to differ.
Taco Bell Chicken Ranch Taco Salad is also a delicious option when it comes to taco salads however each serving of this taco salad contains a whopping 910 calories while each serving of the Taco Bell Fiesta Taco salad contains 770 calories.