Taco Salad Nutrition Facts

Calories, fat, protein, and carbohydrate values for Taco Salad.


There are 870 calories in Taco Salad.


Nutrition Facts
Taco Salad
Serving Size:


salad in tortilla bowl (553 grams)

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 422
Calories 870

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 47 grams

Saturated Fat 16 grams

Trans Fat 1 grams
Polyunsaturated Fat 7.4 grams
Monounsaturated Fat 18 grams

Cholesterol 99 milligrams

Sodium 2135 milligrams

Potassium 1520 milligrams

Total Carbohydrates 78 grams

Dietary Fiber 19 grams

Sugars 5.4 grams
Protein 39 grams

Vitamin A


Vitamin C





Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Food / Beverages > Bakery / Deli > Prepared & Preserved Foods > Prepared Meats, Poultry & Seafood > Cooked Meat (Perishable)

How long would it take to burn off 870 KCal?
Walking (3mph) 234 minutes
Running (6mph) 84 minutes
Bicycling (10mph) 121 minutes
Values estimated based on person weighing 140 lbs.

What defines a taco salad?

Taco-salad definition

(US) The normal filling of a taco served, as a salad, with lettuce etc and either with tortilla chips or in a bowl made from tortilla.

What are taco salads made of?

Taco salad

Alternative names Taco bowl
Place of origin USA
Region or state Texas
Main ingredients Tortilla, meat, iceberg lettuce, tomatoes, Cheddar cheese, sour cream, guacamole, salsa
Cookbook: Taco Salad Media: Taco Salad

What is a taco salad called?

That’s just the tip of the iceberg lettuce. Comprised of taco fillings like ground beef or other meat, shredded cheese, tomatoes, sour cream and other fixings, most of the country knows the dish as a taco salad (save for a few cities around the Great Lakes, where it’s called a tostada salad).

What’s the difference between nachos and taco salad?

What’s the difference between nachos and taco salad? With nachos, the chips are the star. They form the base of the dish and everything is piled on top. With taco salad, the lettuce and vegetables are the star.

How do you eat taco salad?

Serve: Drizzle a little dressing over each salad and serve with chopped cilantro and extra dressing. Add some fresh salsa and a few drops of hot sauce if using. Another option is to place all the salad ingredients into a large salad bowl and toss with dressing, then portion into two-four bowls for serving.

How was taco salad invented?

Mexican food expert Gustavo Arellano did some research for his book Taco USA: How Mexican Food Conquered America, and discovered that the earliest version of taco salads were called Ta-Cups, and were made of “ground beef, beans, sour cream and cheese served in a small bowl made entirely of Fritos.” The creator was none …

What is Northern style taco salad?

Northern Style Deluxe Taco Salad. $13.99. Our traditional taco salad is served in a crispy shell with cheddar cheese melted over your choice of ground beef, chicken or picadillo and topped with lettuce, cheese and tomato, served with sour cream and guacamole.

What goes good with a taco salad?

What To Serve With Taco Salad

  • Chips and Salsa.
  • Mexican Rice.
  • Black Bean Soup.
  • Re-fried beans.
  • Pico de Gallo.
  • Five Bean Salad.
  • Mexican Street Corn (Elotes)
  • Guacamole.