Healthy Taco Bell – What Are the Healthiest Items on the Menu?

We know Taco Bell for their cheap and yummy tacos, but you’ll be happy to know they’ve got healthy options too. When it comes to food, everyone wants to eat healthy, both at home and when they eat out.

That’s why a number of food joints around have been working on healthy menus. Most have even employed professionals to map out the food, in portions of what they offer to their clients.

One such place that has taken into consideration your health when it comes to the food you’ll be served is Taco Bell. To find out more about what’s on the Taco Bell menu and some of the healthy foods, read on. 

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Taco Bell

First of all, Taco Bell was established in 1962 in California, Downey to be specific. And, the chain today, feeds around 40 million Americans on a daily basis in its over 7000 restaurants spread out across the U.S. 

The Menu

Before you can look at the items on the menu, you need to know exactly what you’ll get. This menu is Mexican inspired and it is the first restaurant menu to get a certificate from the American Vegetarian Association (AVA).


Healthy Items on the Menu

Now, to the items on the menu that provide you with a healthy meal, you’ll of course, expect plenty of tacos on it, just different types of it though.

Soft Taco

The soft taco is probably the first on every list of healthy food that you can find at any Taco Bell. This specific taco provides you a switch from your normal mayo based, sour cream type. This one is rich in vegetables (fresh) and fiber giving you a healthy meal.

You can couple this food with guacamole to give you a full stomach till your next meal. 

The taco has 150 calories, 2 grams sugar, 10 grams protein, 460 mg sodium, 17 grams carbohydrates, 2 grams fiber.

Bean Burrito

Bean Burrito is another healthy meal at Taco Bell that you definitely should consider as it offers you a plate high in fiber and low saturated fats. And of course, with beans, the burrito is also rich in proteins too. 

The food consists of 380 calories, 14 grams protein, 1060 mg Sodium, 9 grams fiber,  and 55 grams worth of carbohydrates.

Grilled Breakfast Burrito

You’re probably busy and need breakfast on the go, so why not have a grilled breakfast burrito at Taco Bell? It is low on calories but gives you an edge when it comes to proteins with the eggs on the plate. 

And you can couple it with a fruit on the side to help boost the calories that are quite low.

Per burrito this has 340 calories, 3 g total sugar, 2 grams in fiber, 36 grams carbohydrates, 730 grams sodium, 17 gram in total of fat, 8 g proteins and 5 grams of saturated fat.

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Chicken Soft Taco

If you are a chicken lover, you won’t be left out as you have the chicken soft taco on the menu. The food is rich in proteins and fiber, plus you can add veggies and tomatoes to give the taco a boost- nutritional.

The food consists of 170 calories, 16 grams in carbohydrates, 1 gram of sugar, 10 grams of protein and 1 gram of fiber


Getting a healthy meal is something that you shouldn’t be struggling with today as a number of restaurants are looking to only feed you nutritious foods. Long gone are the days when restaurants were all about taking a step in the wrong direction when it comes to having healthy meals. 

So, if you are looking for either breakfast, lunch or dinner, you should definitely check out the Taco Bell nearby as you’ll find not only a tasty menu, but a healthy one too.