Taco Salad with Healthy Taco Seasoning

Kids will love this fun taco salad with homemade, healthy taco seasoning and lots of toppings. It is fresh, crunchy and full of color!

Taco Salad with Homemade Taco Seasoning Recipe

Taco Salad

Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword kid food, kid friendly, mexican, taco salad
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Author Abbie Gellman


Homemade taco seasoning

  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper

Taco Salad:

  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • One bag 5-6 ounces multigrain tortilla chips
  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1 can black beans rinsed and drained (note: can use refried beans if preferred)
  • 1 container Salsa
  • 3 scallions chopped
  • 1 Bell pepper diced
  • 2 Avocado diced
  • 5 ounces Baby spinach
  • Sour cream
  • Cilantro


  1. Heat large skillet over medium heat and add ground turkey, breaking apart to cook. Add homemade taco seasoning to skillet and mix well with turkey. Cook until no longer pink, approximately 10 minutes. Place in bowl.
  2. Set out bowl of turkey and remaining ingredients in individual bowls. Create your own taco salad!

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