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Taco Salad - Recipe

Perfect as a side dish or even as a main course, this full-flavored salad will be a real hit. This taco salad recipe can be easily doubled.
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Taco Salad Recipe
  • Brown hamburger, draining off excess fat.
  • Add taco seasoning to the browned meat. Reserve 1 Tbsp for the salad dressing.
  • In a large bowl, add the torn lettuce first, then layer the hamburger, cheddar cheese, kidney beans, onion, and tomatoes.
  • To make the dressing, mix thousand island dressing with the sugar, taco seasoning and taco sauce, until blended. Pour over top of layered salad.
  • Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate until ready to serve. Just before serving crush the chips and add them to top of the salad.
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 8
-1 head lettuce - washed, dried and torn into bite size pieces
-1 pound ground beef - browned and drained
-8 ounces Cheddar cheese - grated
-15 ounces kidney beans - drained and rinsed (optional)
-1 onion - large, chopped
-4 tomatoes - medium, chopped
-1 bag of taco flavored chips
-1 package taco seasoning - divided
-8 ounces Thousand Island dressing
-1 tablespoon taco sauce
-1/4 cup sugar