Taco Salad

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by litldarlin

This is one of the original recipes for Taco salad, according to my Aunt. This is the one she always makes for our Family Reunions.

Top Review by CC G

I've made this exact recipe in the past, I like using green onions, haven't made this in so long, now I'm craving it.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 head lettuce
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 8 ounces sharp cheddar cheese, grated
  • 1 package taco chips
  • 1 lb ground chuck
  • 1 (1 1/4 ounce) package taco seasoning mix
  • 1 -2 tomatoes, diced coarsely
  • 1 (8 ounce) bottle thousand island dressing


  1. Fry the beef and drain off grease.
  2. Sprinkle the taco mix over the meat and mix well.
  3. The beef should be at room temperature when mixing into salad.
  4. Then layer all ingredients and put salad dressing on top.
  5. Mix together lightly - Sprinkle with taco chips.

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