Texas Taco Platter

Texas Taco Platter

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melinda simpson


I believe this recipe came out of a Taste of Home magazine several years ago. My momma used to make this often. It makes a big platter so you could have it for a party or just invite a couple extra people over for supper. It is very good!


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30 Min
1 Hr 30 Min


  • 2 lb
    ground beef
  • 1 large
    onion, chopped
  • 1 can(s)
    (14 1/2 oz) diced tomotoes, undrained
  • 1 can(s)
    (12 oz) tomato paste
  • 1 can(s)
    (15 oz) tomato puree
  • 2 Tbsp
    chili powder
  • 1 tsp
    ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 2 tsp
  • 2 can(s)
    (15 oz) ranch style beans, undrained
  • 1 pkg
    (10 1/2 oz) corn chips
  • 2 c
    hot cooked rice
  • 2 c
    shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 medium
    onion, chopped
  • 1 medium
    head iceburg lettuce, shredded
  • 3 medium
    tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 can(s)
    sliced ripe olives, drained
  • 1 c
    picante sauce

How to Make Texas Taco Platter


  1. In a large skillet or Dutch oven, cook beef and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Add next seven ingredients; simmer for 1 1/2 hours. Add beans and heat through.
  2. On a platter, layer corn chips, rice, meat mixture, cheese, onion, lettuce, tomatoes, and olives.
  3. Serve with picante sauce.

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About Texas Taco Platter

Regional Style: Mexican
Hashtag: #taco

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