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Taco Salad



This is one of my favorite meals. It's salty, cheesy, crunchy, creamy, sweet, and need I say-delicious?

Oh, and EASY.

This is the perfect summer weeknight meal. I like to keep ground beef in the freezer that I cooked up with some taco seasoning, so for this meal, the cooking was basically done!


TACO SALAD
1/2 pound cooked ground beef (with taco seasoning added)
1 can kidney beans, drained
Doritos (original flavor)
Chopped lettuce
French or Catalina salad dressing
Sour cream
Shredded cheese (I used Fiesta Blend)

If your meat has been cooked previously, then frozen, place in a pan on the stove with 1/4 cup of water and the kidney beans, and heat until beans are tender and everything is hot.

Place all ingredients on table and let people build their own salads. I start with a layer of Doritos that I crush slightly, then ground beef/beans, lettuce, cheese, sour cream and dressing. 



This was one of my favorite meals growing up, too! My mom used to mix everything together in a big bowl including the dressing. But my husband leaves the dressing and sour cream off, so it's simpler for me to make it this way.

Enjoy the recipe!


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