Dad’s Mixed-Up Taco Salad

Serves: 6
Total Calories: 482


1 pound lean ground beef
1 (1 1/4-ounce) package taco seasoning mix
1 (16-ounce) package salad mix
2 tomatoes, chopped
1 (4 1/4-ounce) can sliced black olives, drained
2 green onions, sliced
1 (13-ounce) package nacho cheese-flavored tortilla chips
1 (16-ounce) package shredded Cheddar or Monterey Jack cheese
Garnishes: sour cream, guacamole or cubed avocado, sliced jalapeño peppers, black beans, corn, salsa, ranch salad dressing


In a skillet over medium heat, brown beef until no longer pink. Add taco seasoning according to package directions; set aside. In a very large bowl, combine salad mix, tomatoes, olives and onions. Crush tortilla chips before opening bag. Add chips and cheese to mixture in bowl; toss with your hands. Add beef mixture; toss again until all ingredients are evenly distributed. Serve with desired toppings.

Tip: Hosting a party for family & friends? Make it a potluck with a twist. You provide a hearty main course like enchilada casserole...invite others to bring their own specialties like tossed salads, veggie dishes, yeast rolls and so on. Less work and more fun for everyone!

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 6
Total Calories: 482
Calories from Fat: 250

This Dad’s Mixed-Up Taco Salad recipe is from the Weeknight Dinners Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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