TACO SALAD

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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.

Easy Taco Salad

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

Tortilla chips

Salsa (Optional)

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

Taco salad is a family favorite. It's so easy and delicious. 
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
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
  • Tortilla chips
  • Salsa Optional

Instructions

  • 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.

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