meet free taco salad

Meat Free Taco Salad

Try this colourful and filling main meal salad for a fabulous speedy meat free supper!
Total Time 30 Minutes
Spice Level Mild
Ingredients 12

Ingredient List

Taco Salad

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 300g frozen meat free chicken pieces
  • 2 tablespoons Old El Paso™ Garlic & Paprika Seasoning Mix for Tacos
  • 100ml water
  • 1/2 head iceberg lettuce, torn into pieces
  • 1 large tomato, chopped
  • 1/2 green pepper, deseeded and chopped
  • 1/2 cucumber, quartered lengthways and chopped
  • 50g ready-grated Cheddar cheese
  • 20g Old El Paso™ Original Nachips™, roughly crushed

To Serve

  • Fresh coriander leaves
  • Thousand Island salad dressing


  1. Heat the oil in a large non-stick frying pan over a medium heat. Add the meat-free chicken pieces and fry over a low heat for 4-5 minutes, stirring frequently. Stir in the taco seasoning mix and the water and cook, stirring, for a further 5-6 minutes. Remove from the heat and leave to cool about 10 minutes.
  2. Toss the lettuce, tomatoes, pepper and cucumber together in a large shallow serving dish. Top with the meat-free chicken pieces, cheese and Nachips™. Serve garnished with coriander leaves with the salad dressing on the side.

Expert Tips

  • Use any variety of lettuce for this salad or try baby spinach leaves instead.
  • For a lighter dressing drizzle with balsamic vinegar whisked with a little olive oil.