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Wendy's Salad

Wendy's Taco Salad Recipe

Wendy's taco salad is a popular salad by Wendy's. This salad contains fresh hand-cut lettuce and fresh diced tomatoes topped with famous Wendy's fast-food chili. The cheese, tortilla chips, and salsa add more taste to the salad.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 300 kcal

Equipment

Skillet
Spoon
Pot
Bowl

Ingredients
  

For Wendy's Chili

  • 1 pound Ground beef (extra lean)
  • 1 can Pinto beans (rinsed and drained)
  • 1 can Kidney beans (rinsed and drained)
  • 2 Yellow onions (diced)
  • 3 stalks Celery (fine chopped)
  • 2 Garlic cloves
  • 1 cup Beef broth
  • 1 tablespoon Olive oil
  • 1 can Crushed tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon Chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin
  • 1 teaspoon Coriander
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Pepper
  • Dried oregano
  • Sugar (optional)
  • Cayenne pepper (optional)

For Salad

  • 1 bunch Romaine lettuce (chopped)
  • 1 beefsteak Tomato (chopped)
  • 1/2 cup Cheddar cheese (shredded)

For Toppings

  • Tortilla chips
  • 1 teaspoon Sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon Salsa

Instructions
 

  • Saute onions and celery for 2 -3 minutes in olive oil. Then, add ground beef and minced garlic.
  • Stir in cumin, coriander, chili, salt, black pepper, and cayenne pepper.
  • Cook for 5 minutes to brown the ground beef.
  • Add pinto beans, kidney beans, crushed tomatoes, c beef broth, olive oil, coriander, pepper, and oregano to the pot.
  • Cover the pot and wait while it simmers for 35 minutes stirring every 10 minutes. Your Wendy's chili will be ready.
  • Put 6 ounces of lettuce on each plate. Add 1 cup of warm chili on top of lettuce.
  • Garnish the salad with shredded cheddar cheese, sliced beefsteak tomatoes, tortilla chips, sour cream, and 2 teaspoons of salsa.
  • Serve and enjoy!

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Nutrition

Calories: 300kcal | Carbohydrates: 59g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 28g | Cholesterol: 70mg | Sodium: 1790mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 16g | Calcium: 201mg
Keyword American cuisine, Beef, Wendy's taco salad
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