One of the few healthy items at the fast-food restaurant chain with the adorable redhead, Wendy’s Taco Salad. Below you’ll find nutritional information such as the amount of calories, carbs, and fat on a Taco Salad from Wendy’s.
Do you love fast food joints, but can’t eat so many calories in one meal? Then this option may be the one for you.
Wendy’s Taco Salad is both delicious and healthy. And not just healthy in the sense that it’s low in calories, it’s healthy because it provides all the important nutrients and vitamins that are essential for the body’s proper functioning.
Actually, Wendy’s Taco Salad isn’t low in calories, and it also has a lot of fat and carbs. You can make healthier by leaving out the cheese, chili, sour cream, and the tortilla chips. But it wouldn’t be a Wendy’s Taco Salad, would it?
Wendy’s Taco Salad was first introduced in 1982, but at one point they took it off the menu and replaced with the Baja Salad. The Baja Salad was similar, it had guacamole, tortilla chips, pepper jack cheese, and jalapeño dressing.
However, due to popular demand, the chain re-added it to the menu.
Calories in Wendy’s Taco Salad
The salad is available in two sizes: full and half. (Nutritional values below are based on both serving sizes.)
A full size Taco Salad will set you back 660 calories of which 290 calories are from fat. Apart from having a lot of fat calories, it also has plenty of carbs and sugar.
See more nutrition information below:
- Calories: 660
- Calories from Fat: 290
- Total Fat: 32g
- Saturated Fat: 13g
- Trans Fat: 1g
- Sodium: 1820mg
- Carbs: 63g
- Sugar: 18g
- Fiber: 10g
- Protein: 32g
Half Size Taco Salad Nutritional Information
- Calories: 470
- Calories from Fat: 210
- Total Fat: 23g
- Saturated Fat: 8g
- Trans Fat: 0.5g
- Sodium: 1320mg
- Carbs: 49g
- Sugar: 12g
- Fiber: 7g
- Protein: 19g
Allergens and Ingredients
Wendy’s Taco Salad contains two known allergens: milk and soy.
Iceberg Lettuce, Tomatoes, Romaine Lettuce, Cheddar Cheese (Pasteurized Milk, Cheese Culture, Salt, Enzymes, Annatto (Vegetable Color), Potato Starch And Powdered Cellulose (To Prevent Caking), Natamycin (Natural Mold Inhibitor).
You can see the full list of ingredients here.
If you need even more nutritional details, you can refer to the nutrition facts label on the right. If you’re using a mobile device scroll down to the bottom of the page.