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.


★★★★★ 1 vote



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

How to Make Taco Salad


  1. Cook 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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