Friday, June 4, 2010

THROW BACK THURSDAY - Taco Salad

Actually it is Friday;).  One Friday a month I have lunch with friends that I yard sale/antique with.  It was at my house and (since my stove is dead) I served 2 salads.

One of the salads I served is this Taco Salad that we (me especially) really like.  This recipe was served at one of my bridal showers in 1978.
It is good and lots of it can be made ahead.  I love summer salads.

My Favourite Taco Salad
from one of my bridal showers  1978

Toss together
1 large head lettuce - torn
4 chopped tomatoes
1 chopped onion - yellow or purple
grated cheese - at least 1 cup - your choice of cheese (I use cheddar or Colby-jack)

Mix together and heat
1 pound browned ground beef
1 can rinsed kidney beans
1/4 tea. salt

Dressing
mix equal parts of
La Victoria Green Taco Sauce and
French Dressing (the very orange one)
I know, this sounds weird.

Toss salad mix, beef mix and dressing.

Stir in
1 bag broken Doritos (or tortilla chips - not as good;)
1 chopped avocado

So good.  This salad  does not work as left-overs.  (Way too soggy.)  I keep all ingredients separate and mix what I need. 

Yes, this is really what it looks like.  But we love it.
I was so busy I only took a picture of the salad all made.

5 comments:

Emily said...

I would say this is one of my top ten very favorite recipes!

Lindsay Quinney said...

Yum!! That salad was so good. I will definitely be making it this summer!

debbie said...

Thank you Michelle. I had an amazing time at your house. I loved everything that we did. I am so glad that Karyn and I came to visit you and your family. Thank you Emily (for the bread), Hilary (for the special craft)Leslie (for the pedicure), and Lindsay (for the hats and bows)! And the food was delicious too! Thank you.

I'm Thankful for... said...

I LOVE this salad too! Definately a family favorite!!!
Hil

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