Taco Salad from Closet Cooking

A salad inspired by the flavours of tacos including seasoned ground beef, lettuce, tomatoes, salsa, cheese and crunchy tortilla chips.


Servings: makes 4 servings

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 small onion diced
  • 1 clove garlic chopped
  • 1/2 pound ground beef
  • 1 tablespoon taco seasoning
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 4 cups lettuce, sliced
  • 2 large tomatoes, diced
  • 1 cup black beans
  • 1/2 cup salsa
  • 1 avocado, diced
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons sliced black olives
  • 1/2 cup cheese, shredded
  • 1 handful tortilla chips, crumbled
Directions
  1. Heat the oil in a pan over medium heat.
  2. Add the onions and saute until tender, about 5-7 minutes.
  3. Add the garlic and saute until fragrant, about a minutes.
  4. Add the ground beef and cook draining any grease when done.
  5. Mix in the taco seasoning and water and simmer until most of the liquid has evaporated, about 3-5 minutes.
  6. Assemble salad and enjoy!
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