San Antonio Salad

San Antonio Salad Recipe

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Vickie Parks


From San Antonio, Texas. this salad is sort of a Taco Salad - Texas Style.


★★★★★ 1 vote

15 Min
10 Min
Pan Fry


  • 1 lb
    lean ground beef
  • 1 small
    onion, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp
    chili powder (or as desired)
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground cumin
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    black pepper
  • 1 large
    head iceberg lettuce, shredded
  • 15 1/2 oz
    can pinto beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 large
    tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 c
    shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 c
    chopped fresh cilantro
  • 12 oz
    package corn tortilla chips, broken
  • 1 large
    jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1/2 c
    chopped green onion
  • 1 c

How to Make San Antonio Salad


  1. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, brown the ground beef with the chopped onion. Season with chili powder, cumin, salt and pepper. Remove from heat when beef is cooked through and onion is tender.
  2. In a large salad bowl, toss together the lettuce, tomato, Cheddar cheese, cilantro and pinto beans with their juice. Mix in the ground beef and corn chips. Toss in the jalapeno, green onion, and salsa.

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About San Antonio Salad

Course/Dish: Lettuce Salads, Beef Salads
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Southwestern
Hashtags: #tex-mex, #Texas

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