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Mom's Taco Salad

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“This is a Taco Salad that my mom has been making for years. I just started making it myself. You can use Ranch dressing if you can't find the dressing listed below.”
8 Cups

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Brown beef or turkey, add about 4-6 shakes of Tabasco sauce, depending on how hot you want it.
  2. Drain kidney beans, mix in with meat and cook on low for about 10 minutes, stirring often.
  3. Remove meat/bean mixture from heat and let cool.
  4. While the meat is cooling, chop lettuce and dice onion.
  5. Combine both dressings in bowl and set aside.
  6. Mix all ingredients except dressing in a large bowl. *If you aren’t going to eat it all right away, put chips on each serving instead of mixing them with the salad; they will get soggy and gross if you refrigerate the chips in the salad.
  7. Add dressing then mix again. *I use a big bowl with a lid so I can just throw all ingredients in the bowl, cover with the lid and shake it.
  8. Notes: I made this once without beans, and it was not good at all. I don’t like beans so I pick them out before I eat it.

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