Super Simple Taco Salad

I got my mama to make this taco salad when she was visiting for the holidays.  It was one of my faves as a kid!  And while I wouldn’t call it healthy, it’s a good, super tasty way to get a decent amount of veggies into your family.

Image

All you need:
Medium head of lettuce
6 oz cheese (I like cheddar, my mom likes American b/c it melts better)
1lb ground beef
1 pkg taco seasoning
1 large tomato, chopped
2 cups Fritos (more if you’d like)
ingredients

1. Brown your ground beef.  while you’re doing that, cut up your lettuce and tomato and put in a large mixing bowl.
Image

2. Season meat with taco seasoning per the packet directions (except add 1/4 cup extra water).  While you’re doing that, shred your cheese.

3. Add the cheese, Fritos and taco meat to the large mixing bowl, and stir it up!
Image

It’s much easier to mix if the bowl is big enough you don’t have to worry about slopping all over your counter.
Image

The warm meat will melt the cheese a bit, and the extra water allows everything to get nice and coated in taco-y seasoning.  Enjoy!

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: