Prep Time: 15 mins  •  Cook Time: 5 mins


  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 4 ounces ground beef (85% lean)
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 cups salad greens
  • 1 tomato, sliced or chopped
  • 1⁄4 cup canned black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2 tablespoons salsa
  • 1 tablespoon shredded Cheddar-jack cheese 


  1. Spray a nonstick skillet with nonstick cooking spray and place over medium-high heat.
  2. Add the ground beef, chili powder, and garlic powder to the skillet and crumble beef as it cooks, until fully browned, about 5 minutes. Drain well. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Fill a large serving bowl with salad greens and top with sliced or chopped tomato, then the cooked ground beef, then black beans.
  4. Top with salsa and shredded Cheddar cheese before serving.

The black beans and salsa can also be mixed directly into the ground beef before topping the salad.

447 calories  •  23g fat  •  21g total carbs  •  7g fiber  •  5g sugar  •  14g net carbs  •  39g protein

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