If you are headed to Taco Bell with the family, you can plan a healthier meal with their menu guide and nutrition information profile for each of their menu options.
Mexican foods can be lower in calories in you select foods that are grilled and have vegetables added. It is the sauces, cheese, sour creams and extra large sizes that can cause calories to really start to add up on just one meal.
Taco Bell now has the Fresco Menu which is lower in calories and fat.
But to give you a headstart facts on helping the family make healthier food choices, here are some of the highest and lowest calorie foods in each category.
MexiMelt® - 270 calories
Volcano Taco - 230 calories
Soft Taco-Beef - 210 calories
Cheese Roll-Up - 190 calories
Crunchy Taco- 170 calories
Fresco Crunchy Taco - 150 calories
Fresco Grilled Steak Soft Taco - 150 calories
Volcano Nachos - 980 calories
Nachos Bell Grande® - 770 calories
Fiesta Taco Salad - 770 calories
Steak Fiesta Taco Salad- 710 calories
XXL Beef Chalupa - 650 calories
Chalupa Baja – Beef - 410 calories
Cheesy Gordita Crunch- 490 calories