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Ground Beef Taco Salad Recipe

Ground Beef Taco Salad Recipe

Everyone at our house loves this taco salad. In spring we look for something light and refreshing on the menu after the heavier comfort food of winter.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:2 servings


  • 1/2 pound ground beef
  • 1/3 cup bean dip
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup canned diced tomatoes plus 2 tablespoons liquid
  • 2 cups chopped lettuce
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 green onions, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons sliced ripe olives
  • 1/2 cup corn chips


  • 1. In a large skillet, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Stir in the bean dip, chili powder, salt and tomato liquid. Remove from the heat.
  • 2. In a large bowl, combine the tomatoes, lettuce, cheese, onions and olives. Add beef mixture; toss to coat. Top with chips. Serve immediately. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

2 cups equals 469 calories, 28 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 107 mg cholesterol, 1,007 mg sodium, 25 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 32 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.