Food & Drinks

Healthy nachos! Try this Tex-Mex Beef Salad

Level up from nachos with this Mexican-style salad.

Serves: 6

Prep: 15 mins

Cook: 15 mins

We all know that Nachos is an easy dinner meal for the whole family.

Unfortunately, it’s not the most well-rounded meal and you don’t feel great about making it often.

Try out this Mexican-style salad, like nachos but healthier.

It will not only impress the family but it’s an amazing dish to bring to a BBQ or dinner party when asked.


  • 800g rump steak

  • 1 tbsp vegetable or olive oil

  • 30g packet taco seasoning

  • 330g packet plain corn chips

  • 1½ cups grated tasty cheese

  • 1 small iceberg lettuce, thickly shredded

  • 2 large tomatoes, finely chopped

  • 1 avocado, cut into 2cm pieces

  • 1 red onion, cut into thin wedges

  • 1 cup extra-light sour cream

  • ¼ cup sweet chilli sauce

  • 1/3 cup coriander leaves

How to make the Tex-Mex Salad

  1. Heat a chargrill pan over high heat. Brush beef with oil, then coat in seasoning. Add to grill. Cook 4 mins each side for medium-rare or until cooked to your liking. Transfer to a heatproof plate. Cover

with foil. Rest 5 mins. Slice.

  1. Preheat an oven grill on high. Line an oven tray with foil. Scatter corn chips over prepared tray. Top with cheese. Grill 3 mins or until golden.

  2. Arrange lettuce on a large serving platter or chopping board. Top with the corn chips, beef, tomato, avocado and onion. Whisk sour cream and chilli sauce in a bowl. Sprinkle salad with coriander. Serve with the sour cream dressing.

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