This salad is simple to throw together and there is no need to fuss with making a salad dressing ahead of time as you simply squeeze fresh lime and drizzle olive oil as the dressing.


6 cups romaine lettuce, chopped
2 tomatoes, large diced
2 avocados, cubed
1/4 red onion, thinly diced
1 bunch cilantro, leaves only
2 limes
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 pound ground beef
1 onion
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 teaspoon cumin
1-2 teaspoons chili powder, to taste
1/2 teaspoon coriander
salt and pepper


Step 1
Heat 1 T olive oil in skillet until bubbling and then saute onion for five minutes or until soft. Add minced garlic cloves, spices and 1 t salt and saute for another 30 seconds or until fragrant. Stir in the ground beef, breaking it up with wooden spoon until no longer pink, between 5-10 minutes. Set aside.

Step 2
Prepare salad by placing chopped romaine, diced tomatoes, cubed avocados, red onion and cilantro leaves in a serving bowl. drizzle lightly with olive oil.

Step 3
Pour the taco meat onto the salad, and generously squeeze quartered limes over the salad and drizzle with olive oil. Season with salt and pepper if needed.

Step 4