Total Time
30mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

This recipe is one of my aunt's favorite picnic foods. She would make this every year and she never seemed to get any for herself. This taco salad was always one of the first things to be eaten up even before any of our desserts were even touched.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 head lettuce
  • 1 cup onion, chopped
  • 8 ounces sharp cheddar cheese, grated
  • 1 (10 1/2 ounce) taco chips
  • 1 lb ground chuck
  • 1 (2 1/2 ounce) package taco seasoning mix
  • 1 -2 tomatoes, diced coarsely
  • 1 (12 ounce) bottle thousand island dressing

Directions

  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.
  5. dressing on top.
  6. Mix together lightly.
  7. Sprinkle with taco chips.
  8. Serve.

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