We are always on the look-out for healthy meals that are gluten-free and affordable! We share many recipes on our site for many ideas – but it is ones like these that are our favorite!
Well, Tacos or Mexican themed foods are very popular around our house as there are lots of gluten-free options and a great way to feed a lot of people. We especially love our homemade taco seasoning mix as it has a great universal Mexican food taste!
Well, taco salads are at the top of our Mexican themed nights list and this is how we do it!
- Use cabbage as the taco bowl! It works great, has a nice crunch like a hard shell, is healthy, goes a long way in feeding many! Both red or green work well, but we prefer red.
- In addition, we take 1lb of hamburger and combine with 2 cups of cooked rice or 2 cups of beans, which “expands” the beef to be double the amount- saving both money and health.
- Finally, we also use our homemade taco seasoning into the beef/rice/bean mixture. Here’s the recipe for the Homemade Taco Seasoning Mix.
- Then we build a classic taco salad in the cabbage shell and our healthier/cheaper ground beef mixture!
It is a simple and tasty way to make a healthier switch! Cabbage is often cheaper than the taco bowls too, which is yet another reason to do this!
Don’t forget to make your own Taco Seasoning Mix Recipe found HERE.
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