Oh kitten this salad was AMAZING!!! We fell in love with it!!!
We don't eat beef so subbed kidney beans and skipped the avocado.
Used your taco seasoning mix and your catalina dressing.
I have already made this so many times in the past few days and have requests for more!
Thanks kitten I know I can always look up to your recipes for the best ones!!! :)
I made a vegetarian version with pinto beans instead of beef. I used half the listed amount of taco seasoning and thought it perfect. Thanks for sharing another great one!
I added 1 can of undrained Bush's Chili Beans in Mild Sauce to the ground beef when I added the 1st package of taco seasoning. Once the meat mixture was completely cooled I added the chopped red onion, tomato, cheese and the 2nd taco seasoning packet. Stirred it together well and stored in a covered bowl in the fridge. I did not use the black olives or avocado. I needed to transport this, so I put my chopped lettuce in baggie and my crushed Doritos in another one. I assembled the salad in a large bowl at the party. I used 1/2 Catalina salad dressing and 1/2 mild salsa for the dressing. When I served it I set out the Catalina dressing, salsa, sour cream and additional crushed chips for those who wanted them. It went over great! My Aunt told me she usually mixes 2/3 parts salsa to 1/3 part mayonaisse for the dressing when she makes it. I might try that next time for a change. Thanks for the recipe! Loved it!
Love Taco Salad and this is a good one. Made for Name that Ingredient.
My family always enjoys this taco salad. I just want to thank you for being so generous with your recipes. I know yours are always a great place to start when I'm looking for something. And we LOVE your recipe for Catalina dressing, too!
We made this as written-ish. I didn't want to heat up the kitchen, so I subbed 1 can of black beans for the beef. I was wonderful! I put the beans (drained and rinsed) in a microwave-safe bowl, sprinkled it with the taco seasoning and microwaved it for a minute or so. A wonderful twist on a great salad. Thanks!
Yum! I don't even like french dressing but you made me a convert! The combination of all the flavors was perfect! Thanks a million....
This is good. Because of dietary restrictions. I had to omit somethings that I would have like to have left in. So do not want to mention as I am sure it is much better with the things I left out. Do not like French Dressing so used zippy italian. Do not feel bad giving it a 4 star as my 5 stars are for exceptional things and there are hardly any of those that I have found just yet.
I only made two servings but how wonderful. Served with The Best French Salad Dressing as the dressing. Will make again soon as it was sooo good.
Yummmmmmy. I made this to go with sandwiches, but us girls ended up eating mostly the salad. Great flavor. Thanks Kittencal for sharing this with us.