Taco Salad II


This recipe is a favorite at all gatherings. It has been passed down in our family for three generations. There is one friend of the family who comes to our gatherings specifically for this dish. It is easy to make and oh so delicious.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Additional Time:
13 hrs 20 mins
Total Time:
13 hrs 55 mins
6 to 8 servings


  • 1 pound lean ground beef

  • 1 (1.25 ounce) package taco seasoning mix

  • 1 head iceberg lettuce - rinsed, dried, and shredded

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped

  • 3 cups shredded Cheddar-Monterey Jack cheese blend

  • 2 tomatoes, chopped

  • 4 ounces crushed tortilla chips

  • ¼ cup French dressing


  1. Place hamburger in a large, deep skillet. Cook over medium high heat until evenly brown and drain. Add taco seasoning mix and prepare as directed by package. Set aside to cool.

  2. In a large bowl, combine the lettuce, onions, bell pepper, cheese, beef, tomatoes and tortilla chips. Add enough dressing to coat, mix well and refrigerate overnight.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

467 Calories
30g Fat
23g Carbs
25g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 7
Calories 467
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 30g 38%
Saturated Fat 15g 73%
Cholesterol 85mg 28%
Sodium 859mg 37%
Total Carbohydrate 23g 9%
Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 25g
Vitamin C 22mg 112%
Calcium 57mg 4%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 448mg 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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