Jodie's Taco salad

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JoSele Swopes

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@JODIE57

I have made this for many years. It is very popular in my family, it has become very popular, so that this is my oldest sons favorite. My mom and sister measure this against other Taco salads that they have eaten.

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On the surface this is a pretty straight-forward taco salad recipe... and then you get a taste of the dressing! The creative introduction of French dressing really adds an unexpected flavor that makes you wonder why you didn't think of that yourself! Test Kitchen Avatar The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 12 votes

Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • TACO MEAT

  • 1 1/2 lb
    hamburger (browned)
  • 2 pkg
    taco seasoning mix (schilling)
  • SALAD MIX

  • 1 large
    salad greens
  • 1 large
    black olives (sliced and chilled)
  • 1 pkg
    cherry tomatoes
  • 1 large
    cucumber (english) sliced
  • 1 large
    tortilla chips (corn,white, yellow,or blue)
  • 1 medium
    monterey jack cheese (mexican, shredded)
  • DRESSING

  • 1 small
    french dressing (catalina sub) (bottle)
  • 1/2 c
    sour cream
  • 1/2 c
    pico de gallo (or 1/2 jar picante)
  • 1 tsp
    garlic

How to Make Jodie's Taco salad

Step-by-Step

  1. Brown meat and add taco seasoning (drain), chill in freezer for 10 minutes.
  2. Salad: In salad bowl, mix all salad ingredients except chips and cheese.
  3. Dressing: Mix all ingredients with whisk till well blended. Set aside.....
  4. Plate set up in this order: place a bed of chips on plate, salad mix, meat mix, dressing mix, sprinkle cheese on top and Enjoy............

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About Jodie's Taco salad

Course/Dish: Other Salads Beef Salads
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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