Yum! I love Taco Salad! This recipe is a classic summer side dish, great to bring to a barbecue or picnic with family and friends.
Print

Classic Taco Salad Recipe

Yum! You'll love Taco Salad! This recipe is a classic summer side dish, great to bring to a barbecue or picnic with family and friends.
Course Main Course, Salad, Salad / Side Dish
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword taco salad
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 555kcal
Author Carrie Ypma

Ingredients

  • 1 pound Ground Beef
  • 1 Medium Onion chopped
  • 1 packet taco seasoning 1.25 oz
  • 2 - 9 oz packages romaine lettuce
  • 1 red pepper chopped
  • 1 can black beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup grape tomatoes
  • 16 oz Catalina or french dressing
  • 2 cups crushed nacho chips

Instructions

  • In a large skillet, brown the ground beef with chopped onion over medium heat. Drain the grease.
  • Add taco seasoning and water per instructions on the packet. Bring the taco seasoning to a boil, then lower the heat to simmer for 5 minutes. Set aside and allow the taco meat to thoroughly cool.
  • Put romaine lettuce in a large bowl. Add chopped red pepper, black beans, crushed nacho chips, half of the shredded cheese, half of the grape tomatoes and all of the taco meat.
  • Pour Catalina dressing over the classic taco salad and toss to coat.
  • Top with the remaining shredded cheese and grape tomatoes. Chill until you're ready to serve. Enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 555kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 40g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 50mg | Sodium: 736mg | Potassium: 502mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 4432IU | Vitamin C: 26mg | Calcium: 188mg | Iron: 3mg