Easy Taco Salad – Quick & Delicious

Easy Taco Salad Recipe

Easy Taco Salad just2sisters.com

Do you love tacos?! If so, you will love this awesome and easy taco salad recipe.  You can whip this recipe up in very little time and even use it as a base for a salad jar! These easy taco salads are delicious, simple to build, and will keep you satisfied and full! I love making salads like this because it gives me all the fresh and delicious flavors that I crave in my favorite foods but it also allows me to eat a little lighter! Another great thing about this easy taco salad recipe is that it can easily be customized to feature all of your favorite taco toppings!  However you usually build your tacos you can use those same ingredients in this salad recipe! Dive on in to this guilt free but awesomely indulgent salad.

Easy Taco Salad just2sisters.com Ingredients Needed for Easy Taco Salad:
1 Head of Lettuce
1 can of black beans, drained
1 can of sweet corn, drained
a handful of cherry tomatoes
half of a onion chopped
1 avocado
1 small package of ground beef
1 tsp salt
1 tsp pepper
2 T Tony Chachere’s

Easy Taco Salad just2sisters.com How to Build and Easy Taco Salad:

  1. Chop up the head of lettuce and place in a bowl, set aside
  2. In a small pan, cook the ground beef and add in the seasonings
  3. Once meat is cooked to temperature, set aside
  4. While the meat is cooling, chop the onion and then place on one side of the salad in the bowl
  5. Drain the corn and the beans
  6. Cut the cherry tomatoes in half and place in a line next to the chopped onion on the salad
  7. After you drain the corn and the black beans, repeat steps 5-6 with the beans and corn
  8. After you place the beans on the easy taco salad, finish the top of the salad off with the cooled ground beef
  9. Cut the Avocado in half and take out the seed
  10. Place the Avocado on a cutting board, skin side up and take a knife and slice up the avocado
  11. Peel back the skin and place the slices neatly in the middle of the salad
  12. Top the ground beef with some cilantro
  13. Finally, add a dressing of sour cream and your favorite salsa
  14. Enjoy!

Easy Taco Salad just2sisters.com

Do you ever make easy taco salads? What are your favorite toppings for easy taco salad recipes or regular tacos?!

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Easy Taco Salad - Quick, Easy, & Delicious
 
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Ingredients
  • 1 Head of Lettuce
  • 1 can of black beans, drained
  • 1 can of sweet corn, drained
  • a handful of cherubs (Cherry tomatoes)
  • half of a onion chopped
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 small package of ground beef
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 2 T Tony Chachere's
Instructions
  1. Chop up the head of lettuce and place in a bowl, set aside
  2. In a small pan, cook the ground beef and add in the seasonings.
  3. once meat is done, set aside
  4. While the meat is cooling, chop the onion and then place on one side of the salad in the bowl.
  5. Drain the corn and the beans.
  6. Cut the cherry tomatoes in half and place in a line next to the chopped onion on the salad.
  7. After you drain the corn and the black beans, repeat steps 5-6 with the beans and corn.
  8. After you place the beans down, finish the top of the salad off with the ground beef.
  9. Cut the Avocado in half and take out the seed.
  10. Place the Avocado on a cutting board, skin side up and take a knife and slice up the avocado.
  11. Peel back the skin and place the slices neatly in the middle of the salad.
  12. Top the ground beef with some cilantro.
  13. In a ramekin, fill it with sour cream, and your favorite salsa!.

 

Meagen Brosius

Meagen is a newlywed, animal lover, book enthusiast, who loves to write and create DIY projects in her spare time. She lives in Central Pennsylvania with her husband Dustin, their two dogs, and a massive variety of other small animals. You could on any given day catch her singing off key to random radio tunes or reorganizing her bookshelves by spine color.

14 thoughts on “Easy Taco Salad – Quick & Delicious

  • April 21, 2016 at 6:41 am
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    Taco Salad is a favorite in my house!!
    BUT when I make it, it doesn’t look as pretty!@

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  • April 23, 2016 at 9:48 pm
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    I love taco salads and this one sounds so good

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  • April 29, 2016 at 7:58 am
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    Yum! I know what I am making for dinner tonight! Thanks for sharing your recipe.

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  • May 1, 2016 at 4:48 pm
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    Taco salad is one of my favorite meals. This looks like one of the best taco salads I’ve ever seen! Thanks for linking up with Delicious Dishes Recipe Party!

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  • May 1, 2016 at 8:26 pm
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    YUM! Thank you so much for sharing with us at Merry Monday. We hope you’ll come to the new party. We’re celebrating our anniversary with a big Giveaway.

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  • March 31, 2017 at 12:46 pm
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    I’m not a fan of salad, but taco salad is a different story! Thank you for sharing at the Creative Muster party. PINNED
    Robin | Fluster Buster

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  • April 4, 2017 at 5:35 pm
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    This looks amazing! I will have to try it. Thanks for sharing on Merry Monday this week. 🙂

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  • April 4, 2017 at 8:24 pm
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    I love taco salad but mine never looks like yours. Thanks for sharing at Over The Moon Party.
    Hugs,
    Bev

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  • April 8, 2017 at 9:56 am
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    Mexican meals are a favorite at my house and your taco salad looks yummy. Pinned! Thank you for sharing your recipe at the Snickerdoodle Create~Bake~Make link party!

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  • April 11, 2017 at 3:22 pm
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    Taco salads are one of my favorite and love that they are so easy! Thanks for sharing at the Monday Funday Party! – Emily

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