Moms Taco Salad

Elizabeth Lancaster


My mother made this growing up, and I loved eating it during the summer time, for a nice cold dinner. It's ten times better the next day~! Hope you enjoy it as much as I do.

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6-8 people


1 Hr


25 Min


Stove Top


1 lb
of ground beef or ground turkey
1 large
head of lettuce chopped
4 large
tomatoes chopped and diced
1 medium
diced onion
16 oz
sour cream
1 can(s)
black sliced olives
2 pkg
mild taco seasoning
1 large
bag of taco flavored doritos
salsa (optional)
2 c
sherded taco cheese

Directions Step-By-Step

cook beef/turkey, till completely done, drain off grease, add one of the packets of taco seasoning according to package directions.

Add the other taco seasoning packet to the container of sour cream.
In an 9x13 pan, spread out the sour cream mixture on the bottom of the pan, layer beef, onion, black olives, tomatoes and then lettuce, and cheese. cover and place in fridge. (best if let set over night)
Once ready to serve, Crush a handful of Doritos onto a plate, and scoop taco salad on top of chips. add salsa (optional) and Enjoy!!!!!! Hope you like it as much as we do :)

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy