Taco Salad Recipe

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Taco Salad

Our taco salad recipe is the perfect dish to make ahead of time. This taco salad is a delicious, crowd-pleasing appetizer from south of the border.

Serves: 6 to 8

Ingredients:

1 package Concord Foods Salsa Seasoning Mix
1 lb diced Roma plum tomatoes
1/4 cup chopped red onion
1 lb ground beef
1 (1.5oz) package Taco Seasoning Mix
6 cups shredded lettuce
1 (8oz) bag of shredded Mexican blend cheese
1 (4oz) can chopped green chiles, drained
1 (4oz) can sliced or chopped ripe olives, drained
1 (16oz) container of sour cream (regular or low calorie)
1 (10oz) bag of corn chips, crushed in the bag 

Directions:

  1. Three hours before serving: Prepare salsa according to directions on package. Using Roma plum tomatoes and chopped red onion. Refrigerate.
  2. Brown beef, drain fat, and add taco seasoning mix according to package directions. Cool for 1 hour (to prevent lettuce from wilting).
  3. Two hours before serving: In a large dish (approximately 10x15) Assemble salad in following order: shredded lettuce, seasoned beef, prepared salsa, shredded cheese, green chiles, ripe olives, sour cream. Cover and chill in refrigerator.
  4. Just before serving: Top with crushed corn chips.

    Category: Main Courses