JoSele Swopes Recipe

Jodie's Taco salad

By JoSele Swopes JODIE57

Recipe Rating:
 12 Ratings
Prep Time:
Cook Time:
Cooking Method:
Stove Top

JoSele's Story

I have made this for many years. It is very popular in my family, it has become very popular, so that this is my oldest sons favorite. My mom and sister measure this against other Taco salads that they have eaten.

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Notes from the Test Kitchen:
On the surface this is a pretty straight-forward taco salad recipe... and then you get a taste of the dressing! The creative introduction of French dressing really adds an unexpected flavor that makes you wonder why you didn't think of that yourself!


1 1/2 lb
hamburger (browned)
2 pkg
taco seasoning mix (schilling)
1 large
salad greens
1 large
black olives (sliced and chilled)
1 pkg
cherry tomatoes
1 large
cucumber (english) sliced
1 large
tortilla chips (corn,white, yellow,or blue)
1 medium
monterey jack cheese (mexican, shredded)
1 small
french dressing (catalina sub) (bottle)
1/2 c
sour cream
1/2 c
pico de gallo (or 1/2 jar picante)
1 tsp

Directions Step-By-Step

Brown meat and add taco seasoning (drain), chill in freezer for 10 minutes.
Salad: In salad bowl, mix all salad ingredients except chips and cheese.
Dressing: Mix all ingredients with whisk till well blended. Set aside.....
Plate set up in this order: place a bed of chips on plate, salad mix, meat mix, dressing mix, sprinkle cheese on top and Enjoy............

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Salads, Beef Salads
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy