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Turkey Taco Salad Bento Box

Who says lunchboxes have to be complicated? Turn last night’s Taco Tuesday into a delicious taco salad for lunch the next day with your leftover taco meat.

You can also go vegetarian with black beans or lentils! Get creative with toppings – add fresh cilantro, salsa, corn and more.

Nutrition Tip: The vitamin C in the romaine and tomatoes make it easier for your child’s body to soak up the iron from the ground turkey in this dish–and iron is key while kids are growing!

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Turkey Taco Salad Bento Box

Turkey Taco Salad Bento Box

Who says lunchboxes have to be complicated? Turn last night’s Taco Tuesday into a delicious taco salad for lunch the next day with your leftover taco meat.

Yield: 1 serving
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup chopped romaine lettuce
  • 1/4 cup leftover turkey taco meat
  • 2 tablespoons shredded Mexican cheese
  • 4 Nature Fresh Farms TOMZ cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • 2 tablespoons guacamole
  • 1 ounce baked tortilla chips

Instructions

  1. Assemble taco salad with lettuce, taco meat, cheese and tomatoes.
  2. Place in lunchbox with guacamole, chips and Crispy Green.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 316Total Fat: 15gCholesterol: 13mgSodium: 375mgCarbohydrates: 31gFiber: 5gSugar: 4gProtein: 18g

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Amber Gray

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Amber Gray

Amber is the new mom to a baby girl and navigating the world of diapers, first foods and very little sleep. She has been a part of the Produce for Kids team for 9 years, overseeing all digital marketing efforts including digital partnerships, content strategy, social media, website and email marketing. A passion for healthy cooking was instilled in her at a young age, cooking alongside her mom and sister in the kitchen. Her passion for cooking, food and photography has also brought her behind the lens to develop and photograph recipes for Produce for Kids and partners.

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