This Simple Taco Salad ranks right up there as one of the most refreshing and tasty meals to serve in the summertime!
I can’t get enough of this salad. And interestingly enough, while my kids typically just serve themselves a small amount of greens for a salad on a normal day, they eat huge bowls of this Simple Taco Salad! Maybe we should always put chips in our salad – ha!
Simple Summer Suppers: Taco Salad
- 1 pound hamburger
- 2 Tablespoons taco seasoning mix
- 1 head lettuce, any variety (we prefer red leaf, green leaf or romaine)
- 1 cup shredded cheddar or Colby jack cheese
- 15 ounces (or 2 cups) of pinto, chili, or black beans
- 1 cup diced fresh tomatoes
- 1-2 cups crushed tortilla chips
- 1 cup French Dressing (give or take; recipe link below)
- Brown hamburger meat and season with taco seasoning mix (recipe link below)
- Chop or tear lettuce into a large serving bowl.
- Add cooked meat (cooled), shredded cheese, beans, tomatoes, and chips.
- Toss with French Dressing.
Make a batch of this French Dressing to serve in this salad. You won’t be sorry!
I recommend making this Taco Seasoning Mix to have on hand for recipes like this. Easy and delicious! Also, I find it helpful to make several pounds of taco meat at once, then I use the leftovers to make this salad!
Have you seen our other Simple Summer Suppers? Here’s a running list:
- Simple BLT Wraps
- Simple Bacon Broccoli Salad
- Simple Sloppy Joes
- Simple Sloppy Grilled Cheese Sandwiches
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