Catalina 'Taco' Salad

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Narshmellow

When is a taco salad not a taco salad? Hamburger, tortilla chips, onion, lettuce and cheese. But it's the dressing that makes this amazing! I got this recipe from my parents who got it from my aunt who got it from a friend and so on. It is an amazing change from a regular taco salad!

Top Review by SharleneW

This has been a family favorite for years. We use red onion and add in tomatoes, whole pitted olives, kidney beans and avocados and use Frito corn chips. Mmmmm a wonderful summer salad!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Brown the ground beef and drain off the grease and allow to room temperature.
  2. Make sure you drain the grease off well or it will sift to the bottom of your salad bowl.
  3. Chop the lettuce to bite sized pieces.
  4. In a large salad bowl place in the lettuce, cheese, ground beef and onion.
  5. Crush the tortilla chips lightly onto them and mix it up.
  6. Add enough catalina to cover your salad.
  7. I used about half of a bottle for this.
  8. You want a nice coating though.
  9. Serve.

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