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Taco Salad

  • Author: Beth Djalali


A delicious summer salad.


Units Scale

Tortilla chips or Tortilla strips

1 tablespoon olive oil

Pinch of salt

1 lb ground beef

4 tablespoons taco seasoning

1/2 cup water

1 head iceberg lettuce, chopped

Cherry tomatoes, halved

1 avocado, pitted & chopped

Black olives, sliced

1 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Fresh cilantro, chopped


1 cup sour cream

2 tablespoons salsa

1 tablespoon taco seasoning


Taco Beef

Brown ground beef. Drain oil if needed then return to pan. Add taco seasoning and water. Simmer until water evaporates and thickens to a saucy consistency.


Mix sour cream, salsa, and taco seasoning. Add water 1 tablespoon at a time to desired consistency.


Chop iceberg lettuce and add to bowl. Layer tomatoes, avocado, olives, shredded cheese, taco meat, and tortilla chips. Sprinkle with chopped cilantro and add dressing.