TACO SALAD

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclaimer for more info.
Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Taco Salad is a family favorite.

I have made this taco salad for years and my entire family loves it.  This taco salad is a meal by itself.  If you have a busy night, this is the perfect meal. You can chop up all the vegetables while the meat cooks and you will have a great meal in 15-20 minutes.

1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1 large onion
1 can diced tomatoes or 2 large tomatoes chopped
1 (1 lb) can chili beans
1/2 head iceberg lettuce
1 lb. hamburger
Taco chips
Salsa (Optional)
 
Easy Taco Salad The Southern Lady Cooks

Break lettuce into a large salad bowl. Brown hamburger and drain. Return hamburger to skillet and add chili beans and heat. Pour over lettuce. Cut onion into rings, add to salad. Then add shredded cheese and tomatoes.  Crush tacos on top and toss lightly. Can sprinkle salsa over top of salad to add more zest.  You an also add sour cream or top with a little ranch dressing. Very versatile taco salad with many options.

If you love Mexican food, check out these wonderful Cheesy Beef Enchiladas and my homemade taco sauce.

Taco Salad
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
20 mins
 

Taco salad is a family favorite. It's so easy and delicious. 

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Taco Salad
Servings: 4 servings
Author: The Southern Lady Cooks
Ingredients
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 large onion
  • 1 can diced tomatoes or 2 large tomatoes chopped
  • 1 1 lb can chili beans
  • 1/2 head iceberg lettuce
  • 1 lb. hamburger
  • Taco chips
  • Salsa Optional
Instructions
  1. Break lettuce into a large salad bowl. Brown hamburger and drain. Return hamburger to skillet and add chili beans and heat. Pour over lettuce. Cut onion into rings, add to salad. Then add shredded cheese and tomatoes. Crush tacos on top and toss lightly. Can sprinkle salsa over top of salad to add more zest. You an also add sour cream or top with a little ranch dressing. Very versatile taco salad with many options.

Be sure and Pin this great Taco Salad:

 

© The Southern Lady Cooks photos and text – All rights reserved. No copying, posting on other sites, or other uses allowed without written permission of the copyright holder.

Follow us on Instagram.

 

4 Comments

  1. Taco salad one of my favorites

  2. Great idea to use the taco seasoning to flavor the meat!! Thanks!

  3. missouri sailor says:

    I cook 3 pounds of hamburger with taco seasoning—-use one in taco salad..divide the remaining hamburger into 2 c0ontainers and freeze—when I need a quick meal, there it is—pop the microwave and in minutes there is another taco salad—–it has been over 100 degress for much of of summer here in Mo so I am getting pretty good at “cool kitchen meals”

  4. This is my favorite recipe from my aunt. We use Catalina dressing and serve it warm – YUM!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*