Terrific Taco Salad

  • Yield: 8 servings

"I got this taco salad recipe from my sister. Many people around here have enjoyed it. Even the grandkids think it's the best."


1pound ground beef
1/2 head lettuce, diced
1medium onion, diced
1 (8-ounce) package grated cheddar cheese
2medium tomatoes, diced
1package taco seasoning mix
French or ranch dressing, to taste
1 bag taco-flavored tortilla chips


  1. Brown ground beef. Add taco seasoning as directed on package. Drain excess liquid and cool. Mix together all ingredients, except tortilla chips, in a large bowl. Place broken chips on top of each serving.

Tips From Our Test Kitchen: Ground turkey also works well in this dish. Try adding peppers, cucumbers, carrots or other seasonal vegetables to this salad.

Recipe by Germaine Stank, Pound, Wis.