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Taco Bean Salad

Storing Seasoned Hamburger Mix in the freezer helps Dorothy beat the clock when she is creating this change-of-pace tossed salad. Guests will love how it's chock-full of good stuff, including fresh tomatoes, chopped avocado and canned kidney beans.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
  • Makes
    10 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 large tomatoes
  • 1 head iceberg lettuce, torn
  • 6 cups coarsely crushed tortilla chips
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 can (16 ounces) kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 large ripe avocado, peeled and chopped
  • 2 cups Seasoned Hamburger Mix, thawed
  • 1 bottle (7 ounces) green taco sauce
  • 4 green onions, chopped
  • Ranch salad dressing or dressing of your choice

Directions

  • Chop two tomatoes; cut remaining tomatoes into wedges. In a large salad bowl, toss the lettuce, tortilla chips, cheese, beans, avocado and chopped tomatoes; set aside.
  • In a large microwave-safe bowl, combine hamburger mix and taco sauce. Cover and microwave on high for 2-3 minutes or until heated through. Spoon over salad; toss gently. Top with tomato wedges and onions. Serve with dressing.
Nutrition Facts
1/2 cup: 327 calories, 18g fat (8g saturated fat), 46mg cholesterol, 459mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 6g fiber), 17g protein.

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  • coppertop97
    Aug 23, 2009

    YUMMY!! Thanks!!

  • sandra stevens
    Feb 24, 2009

    Can also use 1 lb. ground beef and taco seasoning.