Quick Taco Platter Recipe
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Quick Taco Platter Recipe

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This fast-to-fix main dish is like a huge taco salad. Even the kids love it.—Celia Rixman, Sylmar, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 6-8 servings


  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 2 cans (15 ounces each) tomato sauce
  • 2 envelopes taco seasoning
  • Tortilla or corn chips
  • Shredded lettuce, chopped tomato, chopped onion and shredded cheddar cheese

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 219 calories, 10g fat (5g saturated fat), 56mg cholesterol, 1121mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 21g protein.


  1. In a Dutch oven, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Stir in tomato sauce and taco seasoning; simmer, uncovered, for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  2. Cover a serving platter with chips; top with lettuce. Layer with beef mixture, tomato, onion and cheese. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Originally published as Quick Taco Platter in Taste of Home April/May 1996, p11

Light-Bodied White Wine

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

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LouannPearson User ID: 4534435 200588
Reviewed Mar. 8, 2010

"I have made this a thousand times and my family still asks for it. I love it!!!"

Alice McKean User ID: 3180322 10490
Reviewed Aug. 5, 2008

"I made this for 2 so I cut it in half and we loved it. It was quick easy and very good. Thamks Alice"

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