Taco Salad Waffles

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.


4 servings

Updated: Dec. 20, 2022
What a quick and easy twist on the usual Mexican fare. This recipe is perfect for a build-your-own party for teens, and I’ve also served it as a brunch dish—to rave reviews.—Trisha Kruse, Eagle, Idaho


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 cup salsa
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chiles
  • 1 envelope taco seasoning
  • 8 frozen waffles
  • Optional: Shredded cheddar cheese, shredded lettuce, chopped tomatoes, cubed avocado, salsa and sour cream


  1. In a large skillet, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Stir in the salsa, chiles and taco seasoning. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer for 5 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, toast waffles according to package directions. Serve with beef mixture and the toppings of your choice.

Nutrition Facts

2 waffles: 460 calories, 20g fat (6g saturated fat), 80mg cholesterol, 1664mg sodium, 43g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 2g fiber), 25g protein.