Easier-Than-Making-Tacos Taco Salad

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Marg CaymanDesigns

I've always loved tacos but I think the assembling part can be a pain, especially if I'm making mine and the kids' because they were too small to make their own. Once I had taco salad this way, I never made tacos again! (Salsa pictured in my photo is Zesty Salsa for Canning) I have found that squeezing some lime juice over the prepared salad makes it even better! YUM!!

Top Review by ceruleanseven

Yum! This WAS easier than tacos, and I enjoyed it more. I served with baked Doritoes, which I definitely recommend. I also mixed the salsa and [light] sour cream to make a southwestern salad dressing. This will become a summer staple for us!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Brown hamburger (I use the microwave) and drain.
  2. Add taco mix and water, mix.
  3. Heat thoroughly, about 2 minutes in the microwave, stirring once.
  4. Layer ingredients on each plate.
  5. I use the following order: chips (crunched up), meat, cheese, lettuce, tomato, onion, black olives, taco sauce and sour cream.
  6. Use whatever taco toppings you enjoy.
  7. Mix and eat.

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