These Whole30 and Paleo compliant Taco Salad Bowls are a healthy, quick and easy, fresh and flavorful, completely customizable weeknight meal fit for the whole family!

Whole30 & Paleo Taco Salad Bowls

  • Author: Kristi Barnes
  • Category: Mexican



  • 2 tbsp. grass fed beef tallow
  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 1 medium yellow onion, chopped
  • 1/2 c. water
  • 2 tbsp. chili powder
  • 1 tbsp. cumin
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 tsp. salt, plus more to taste
  • ground black pepper, to taste
  • 4 cups shredded cabbage or lettuce for the base
  • Optional toppings: tomatoes, olives, avocado, limes for juicing, Belizean Onion Sauce or Whole-30-compliant salsa.


  1. Melt the grass fed beef tallow over medium-high heat.
  2. Brown the ground beef for 5 minutes. It will still be partly pink.
  3. Add the onion and cook 7-8 more minutes until it begins to turn translucent.
  4. Stir in water, chili powder, cumin, garlic powder and salt.
  5. Simmer everything 10-15 minutes.
  6. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Scoop into bowls over beds of shredded cabbage or lettuce.
  8. Add toppings of your choice such as tomatoes, olives and avocado.
  9. Serve with a squeeze of lime juice (1/2 lime per bowl), Belizean Onion Sauce or Whole30-compliant salsa.