Taco Salad

  • Yield: 8 servings


1pound lean ground beef
1package taco seasoning
1/2cup water
1large bag of romaine or other lettuce mix
1-- onion, diced
2medium tomatoes, cut in small wedges with pulp removed
1small bag of shredded cheddar or Mexican-flavored cheese
1large bag of taco flavored tortilla chips
1-- 8 oz. bottle of Catalina salad dressing
1bunch cilantro, chopped, to taste
1-- can of corn, drained
1-- can of black beans, rinsed and drained


  1. Brown ground beef and drain off fat.  Add package of taco season with 1/2 cup of water.  Simmer for 10 minutes.  Put in bowl and refrigerate until cold.
  2. In large bowl, place lettuce.  You may chop into thin pieces, if desired.  Add diced onion and tomatoes, and shredded cheddar cheese.  Add beef.
  3. Just before serving, crumble taco chips into lettuce mixture.  Add just enough Catalina salad dressing to moisten and flavor.  Toss lightly and serve immediately.


Serves 8.