Taco Salad

Taco Salad

There are several variations at the bottom of the recipe. Try them all!

Preparation Time:  40 minutes (10 minutes chopping and grating)

Bake Time: No baking.


1 lb. Ground beef, browned and drained           1 package taco seasoning mix           1 cup water

1 head lettuce, torn up          1 tomato sliced in chunks          1 cup grated cheddar cheese

1 cup sliced olives               3 cups crushed tortilla chips          1/3 cup french dressing

1 avocado Sour Cream


In skillet brown and drain hamburger. Add taco seasoning and one cup water. Stir, bring to a boil, then simmer uncovered 15 – 20 minutes.

In a large bowl combine remaining ingredients except avocado. Toss with dressing. Add hot hamburger mix and toss again. Top with avocado and sour cream. Salsa is a good addition as well.

Variations:  Instead of ground hamburger try shredded beef, pork or chicken.  Purple onion is a great addition!  Serve in corn or flour tortilla shells.

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