Taco Salad

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Tara1183

This is a big hit at BBQ's and potlucks. It is great since noone often brings a salad like this so you dont have to worry about having a duplicate recipe. Also great for a hot weather family meal. Everyone loves it. For vegetarians you can easily omit the meat and mix in a can of black beans instead.

Top Review by Parsley

Taco salad is always a sure thing. This one is nice because the kidney beans add a little extra "meatiness." This is great for a picnic or gathering. I usually wouldn't choose catalina dressing for taco salad, but I must admit, I liked it. Like most taco salads, it's best eaten the same day it's made. Thanx for sharing!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 lb browned ground beef
  • 1 head shredded lettuce
  • 1 can drained kidney bean
  • 2 large diced tomatoes
  • 1 can sliced black olives, drained
  • 1 12 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 medium finely chopped onion
  • 12 bag of crushed tortillas chips or 12 bag plain Doritos
  • 34-1 bottle French dressing or 34-1 bottle Catalina dressing or 34-1 bottle thousand island dressing (I like Catalina the best)


  1. Mix all ingredients together except tortilla chips and chill, mix in chips just before serving.

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