Indulge In Taco Salad Recipes

Want to have a party Mexican-style? Why not try these recipes that are sure to get your spirits in that festive mood? The taco salad recipes listed below can be whipped in to time at all. Thirty minutes max and you’re set to get these going on the table.

Mexican food is basically spicy with a lot of meat and tomato. However, you can adjust the ingredients to suit your taste. There is nothing at all in putting these wonderful dishes together. Just choose which recipe will fit your needs and you are off to go.



2 cans (16 ) chili beans, undrained
1 package (10-1/2 ounce size)
2 cups
4 cups chopped lettuce
2 small tomatoes, chopped
1 small onion, chopped
1 can (2-1/4 ounce size) sliced , drained
1 1/4
1/2 cup sour cream


In a saucepan or microwave-safe bowl, heat the beans. Place corn chips on a large platter. Top with beans, cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, onion, olives, salsa and sour cream. Serve immediately.



2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 finely chopped
3/4 pound ground turkey
1 3/4
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
3 cups washed torn lettuce leaves
14 1/2 ounces can Mexican style diced tomatoes drained
1 cup rinsed drained canned garbanzo beans or
2/3 cup chopped peeled cucumber
1/3 cup frozen whole thawed
1/4 cup chopped
2 jalapeno peppers seeded finely chopped optional
1 tablespoon red vinegar
12 nonfat tortilla chips
fresh greens optional


Combine oil and garlic in small bowl; let stand 1 hour at room temperature. Combine turkey, chili powder and cumin in large nonstick skillet. Cook over medium heat for 5 minutes or until turkey in no longer pink, stirring to crumble.

Combine turkey, lettuce, tomatoes, beans, cucumber, corn, onion and jalapeno in large bowl. Remove garlic from oil; discard garlic. Combine oil and vinegar in small bowl. Drizzle over salad; toss to coat. Serve on tortilla chips and fresh greens if available.

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