Main Dishes

Easy Taco Pasta Salad

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16 ounces Radiatore pasta
1 lb ground beef
3 tablespoons taco seasoning
3/4 cup water
1 cup sharp cheddar cut in very small cubes
1 cup halved grape tomatoes
1/2 cup chopped scallions
1 can (15 ounces) black beans drained and rinsed
1 small head romaine lettuce chopped (about 6 cups)
Dressing:
1 1/3 cup ranch dressing
2 tablespoons adobo sauce
1/2 cup sour cream
1/4 cup salsa or salsa style tomatoes
  1. Cook pasta la dente according to box instructions. Drain well and cool. Stir or flip while cooling so it does not stick too much.
  2. In large skillet over medium heat brown ground beef. Drain...
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Nutritions

Calories
659

Sodium
1802mg
75% DV

Fat
33g
50% DV

Protein
29g
59% DV

Carbs
39g
13% DV

Fiber
9g
39% DV

Stewed Okra and Tomatoes is a classic Southern dish! Flavored with bacon, onion, garlic and cider vinegar, you know these vegetables are bound to be good. Serve garden fresh okra and tomatoes during the summer months, or use canned and frozen ingredients in the off-season. Paired with a side of cornbread, this is a simple and affordable dish to enjoy year-round!

3 slices thick cut bacon
1 small Vidalia onion
2 cloves garlic
2 15.5 oz cans diced tomatoes
1 T sugar
2 t fresh thyme leaves
1 dried bay leaf
1/2 t apple cider vinegar
1/2 t Worcestershire sauce
2 c fresh or frozen okra
salt and pepper ( to taste )
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  • In a large skillet or Dutch oven, cook bacon until the bacon is starting to get crispy and the fat is rendered, about 5 minutes.
  • Add the onion and garlic; saute for 5 more...
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Nutritions

Calories
1105

Sodium
1147mg
47% DV

Fat
114g
176% DV

Protein
1g
3% DV

Carbs
4g
1% DV

Fiber
2g
8% DV