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Taco Salad with Ranch Dressing

Rated as 4.33 out of 5 Stars
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"Juicy chicken breast strips are tossed with lettuce, two cheeses, olives and crushed chips and tossed with a Tex-Mex styled ranch dressing."
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Ingredients

30 m servings 422
Original recipe yields 6 servings

Directions

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  1. Cook the chicken breasts in a medium skillet over medium high heat for 12 to 16 minutes, or until chicken is cooked though and juices run clear. Let cool slightly then slice into strips.
  2. In a large bowl, toss together the chicken, chili powder, lettuce, salsa, dressing, Cheddar, Monterey Jack, olives and tortilla chips until evenly coated. Chill until ready to serve.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 422 calories; 31.2 9.5 25.4 79 824 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

This is very good, quick and easy! I had hamburger on hand, so instead of chicken I browned 1lb of hamburger, added about 1/4c. salsa and 1/3 pkg taco seasoning and cooked on med-low for a coup...

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I misread the recipe & thought that it had a home made dressing, by that, I mean not just salad ingredients mixed together with ranch dressing. Needless to say, as it was my own fault for misre...

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This is very good, quick and easy! I had hamburger on hand, so instead of chicken I browned 1lb of hamburger, added about 1/4c. salsa and 1/3 pkg taco seasoning and cooked on med-low for a coup...

I misread the recipe & thought that it had a home made dressing, by that, I mean not just salad ingredients mixed together with ranch dressing. Needless to say, as it was my own fault for misre...

Very good. I left the chili powder out by accident, but still good. Much less fattening than taco salad with sour cream since I used lite dressing. My husband didn't seem to notice the switch ...

I made the low fat buttermilk ranch dressing recipe from this site for the salad. I omitted the black olives and used garden fresh veggies (roma tomatoes, cucumbers, green peppers). Instead of c...

This was very simple to prepare and my husband and I both thought it was very delicious! (However, I recommend that you use less Ranch dressing, as it was a bit too much for us.)

This recipe was good although I did find that there was a bit too much ranch dressing in it. I will definitely make again but won't use as much dressing. I also cooked the chicken in taco ...

I highly recommend this recipe. I used it at a potluck and it was highly praised.

I made this the other night and my family just loved it. This recipe is so easy and could easily be adjusted to make more.I will make this salad as often as my family asks for it because I loved...

Very easy and so tasty! This is one of our new favorite recipes!