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Compare the nutrient value of various cuts of beef in our handy interactive guide. Compare up to four different cuts at once.

The nutrient data for beef cuts are based on cuts that have been trimmed of visible fat.
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Pantry Power: School’s OUT Taco Salad

School’s OUT Taco Salad

A quick dinner doesn’t mean you default to take-out! Stock beef-friendly ingredients in your pantry for satisfying from–scratch suppers in a snap! Sampling tonight:

School’s OUT Taco Salad

  • Brown 1 lb (500 g) ground beef with a package of taco seasoning according to package directions; set aside.
  • Mix 1/2 cup (125 mL) Catalina-style salad dressing with 1 tbsp (15 mL) EACH vegetable oil, salsa, and vinegar; set aside.
  • In large bowl, combine 1 head iceberg lettuce, shredded, 1 can (19 oz) drained and rinsed black beans, 1/2 cup (125 mL ) shredded cheddar cheese, 1 cup (250 mL) halved grape tomatoes and 2 cubed avocados.
  • Add reserved ground beef and dressing mixture season with salt and pepper; tossing to coat. Top with some thinly sliced green onions.

Makes 4 main course salads.


Pantry POINTERS: Make Mine Mexican!

  • Make any vinaigrette-style salad dressing Mexican flavoured by stirring in some ready-made salsa.
  • When it comes to taco seasoning, think outside the box! These seasonings make a great rub for steaks and work well to flavour ground beef for soups, quesadilla fillings, salad toppers and more.
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