My Favorite Taco Salad

As the title implies – this is my personal favorite way to throw together an effortless taco salad. Taco salad is our family’s Sunday-Night-Football dinner of choice. This dish is easily scaleable and uses ingredients I almost always have on hand. So give this a try, break out those tortilla chips and enjoy!


My Favorite Taco Salad

Taco Meat

  • 1 lb. ground turkey or beef
  • 1 onion (diced)
  • 1 1/2 c. water
  • 2 tsp. cumin
  • 1/2 tsp. paprika
  • 1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper

Combine all ingredients in skillet on medium heat. Cook until meat is done and water is mostly evaporated.

Taco Salad Layers

  • taco meat
  • sweet corn
  • salsa
  • guacamole
  • sour cream
  • lettuce
  • shredded cheese

Layer ingredients in order, starting with the taco meat in a 9×13″ pan. Break out the tortilla chips and enjoy!


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