Mom's Taco Salad - make this easy dinner that your whole family will love. Pouring dressing
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Mom's Taco Salad

There are a lot of yummy variations of this but my Mom’s Taco Salad is the absolute BEST!
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Mom's Taco Salad
Servings: 4
Calories: 1083kcal
Author: Mique Provost


  • 8 c romaine lettuce or iceberg lettuce, chopped
  • 1 lb ground beef or ground turkey, browned
  • 1 oz taco seasoning (1 package)
  • 2 tomatoes chopped
  • 1 ½ c cheese shredded (more if you want it extra cheesy)
  • 2 c Fritos Corn Chips
  • 2.25 oz sliced olives (optional)
  • 16 oz Catalina Dressing


  • In a skillet, brown beef or turkey and drain. Set aside and cool while preparing the other ingredients.
  • In a large bowl, combine lettuce, grated cheese, and olives.
  • Prior to serving, add cooked ground beef /turkey and corn chips.
  • Combine with other ingredients.
  • Drizzle salad dressing over salad mix and toss salad until the desired amount of dressing is used.


Optional add ins - avocado, sour cream, corn, black beans


Calories: 1083kcal | Carbohydrates: 71g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 72g | Saturated Fat: 22g | Cholesterol: 125mg | Sodium: 2809mg | Potassium: 785mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 34g | Vitamin A: 9850IU | Vitamin C: 15.3mg | Calcium: 444mg | Iron: 4.7mg