French Taco Salad

Marcia Lesman


I love taco salad. I have put a different spin on it and I can't eat it any other way now. I use Frito's or generic corn chips instead of tortilla chips , I also use cumin instead of taco seasoning because I like the taste better and it is not as salty as the taco seasoning in a pkg. For topping instead of using taco sauce or salsa I use French dressing for a unique and different taste.This recipe is different, simple and delicious. Hope you love it too


★★★★★ 1 vote

15 Min
15 Min


  • 2 lb
    ground beef
  • 1 lg can(s)
    refried beans
  • 2-3 Tbsp
  • 1-2 tsp
    garlic powder
  • dash(es)
  • dash(es)
  • 1-2 large
  • 1 pkg
    shredded lettuce
  • 1 large
    sweet onion
  • 1 pkg
    frito's or generic corn chips
  • 1 pkg
    shredded taco cheese
  • 1 bottle
    french dressing
  • 1 scoop(s)
    sour cream if desired

How to Make French Taco Salad


  1. Put ground beef into large skillet and add salt pepper,garlic powder, and cumin, add more or less cumin to taste, I use this instead of taco seasoning because there is less salt in it, and it tastes fresher to me. brown on medium until done, drain off grease. Add the can of re fried beans and turn down on low.While meat is cooking start chopping vegetables.
  2. Chop onion, tomato. put into bowls, open shredded lettuce, cheese, Frito's. and sour cream if desired, I leave it out.
  3. When everything is prepared, put handful of Frito's onto plate, put meat mixture on top of that, sprinkle shredded cheese on next, then tomato, onion lettuce, and top with French dressing. Enjoy.

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About French Taco Salad

Regional Styles: Mexican French
Hashtags: #easy #fritos

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