Texas Taco Platter

Texas Taco Platter Recipe

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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


  • 1In 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.
  • 2On a platter, layer corn chips, rice, meat mixture, cheese, onion, lettuce, tomatoes, and olives.
  • 3Serve with picante sauce.

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About Texas Taco Platter

Regional Style: Mexican
Hashtag: #taco