You are here

Spicy Taco Salad

Southern.Crockpot's picture
Ingredients
  Lean ground beef 1 Pound
  Stewed tomatoes 16 Ounce (1 Can)
  Canned stewed tomatoes 16 Ounce (1 can)
  Canned chopped green chiles 4 Ounce, drained (1 can)
  Chopped green chilies 4 Ounce, drained (1 Can)
  Beef instant bouillon/Use 2 cubes beef-flavor bouillon 2 Teaspoon
  Beef flavor instant bouillon/2 cubes beef flavor bouillon 2 Teaspoon
  Hot pepper sauce 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Garlic powder 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1 Dash
  Ripe tomatoes 2 , chopped
  Ripe tomatoes 2
  Onion 1 Large, chopped
  Iceberg lettuce head 1 , washed, drained and shredded
  Iceberg lettuce 1 , washed
  Taco chips 7 Ounce, crushed
  Taco flavored chips 7 Ounce, crushed, a few reserved to serve (1 bag)
  Cheddar 1⁄2 Pound, shredded
  Sharp cheddar 1⁄2 Pound, shredded
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Pluck lettuce leaves from the head and wash them thoroughly.
2. Place them in a bowl of ice-chilled water for 30 minutes until ready to serve.

MAKING
3. Heat a large skillet over medium heat.
4. When hot but not smoking, crumble in the ground beef.
5. Sauté, breaking lumps with back of the spoon, until meat is lightly browned.
6. Tip in the tomatoes, chilies, bouillon and hot pepper sauce, garlic powder and pepper..
7. Mix well and bring to a boil for flavors to be absorbed.
8. Reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes, stirring frequently, until beef is cooked and mixture is thick.

FINALIZING
9. Drain lettuce and pat dry then tear into bite size pieces after removing the core.
10. In a bowl, combine the meat mixture with chopped tomato, onion and crushed chips.
11. Toss well.

SERVING
12. On 4 salad plates divide the lettuce or layer in a salad plater.
13. Heap the beef mixture over the lettuce.
14. Top with cheese and reserved whole chips.
15. Serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Mexican
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Tossed
Dish: 
Salad
Ingredient: 
Beef
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

Rate It

Your rating: None
4.32059
Average: 4.3 (17 votes)