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Leftover Turkey Taco Salad

Leftover Turkey Taco Salad

Taco salad is a perfect way to use up leftover turkey! Top it with all of your favorites like black beans, avocado, corn, cheese, tortilla strips, and your favorite southwest dressing!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
0 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 716kcal
Author Tiffany


  • 6-8 cups chopped romaine lettuce
  • 1 can black beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 can yellow corn drained and rinsed
  • 2 roma tomatoes diced
  • ¼ cup cilantro leaves roughly chopped
  • 1 cup shredded Mexican cheese (cheddar, monterey jack, colby jack, use your favorite!)
  • 2 avocados diced
  • 2-3 cup shredded turkey
  • tortilla strips OR crushed tortilla chips
  • 1 cup ranch dressing (or see notes)
  • 3 tablespoons taco seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder


  • Toss together lettuce and next 7 ingredients. Top with tortilla strips.
  • Whisk together ranch, taco seasoning, and chili powder. Serve with salad.


*For the dressing, you can also use southwest dressing (one of my favorites! Kraft makes a good one), green goddess dressing, cafe rio dressing, or thousand island dressing.


Calories: 716kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 57g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 82mg | Sodium: 1076mg | Potassium: 971mg | Fiber: 14g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1035IU | Vitamin C: 17mg | Calcium: 243mg | Iron: 3mg