Taco Salad

Lynnda Cloutier


Made with hamburger helper, this one is a cinch to make. found this one in my mom's old recipe files.

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1 lb. ground beef
1 pkg. hamburger haleper mix for cheeseburger macaroni
3 1/3 cups hot water
2 to 3 tsp. chili powder 1 largeclove garlic, crushed
dash cayenne pepper, if desired
6 cups shre4dded lettuce
1 medium green pepper, chopped, about 1 cup
2 medium tomatoes, chopped, about 1 1/2 cups
1/3 cup sliced green onions, with tops
1/4 cup sliced pitted ripe olives


1Cook and stir ground beef in large skillet til brown; drain. Stir in macaroni, sauce mix, water, chili powder, garlic and cayenne pepper. Heat to boiling. Stir constantly. Reduce heat; cover and simmer, stirring occasionally 15 minutes. uncover and cook 5 minute more. Cool 5 minutes.l Put lettuce, green pepper, tomatoes, onions and olives in large bowl; toss with ground beef mixture. Serve at once or if you wish, cover and refrigerate til chilled, at least 4 hours. Serve with sour cream if desired. Serves 6 to 8

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