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Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Fritos Taco Salad - Kid Friendly

Fritos Taco Salad - Kid friendly

It may be kid friendly, but this is my favorite taco salad. So easy to make and so delicious. My kids and husband love this recipe and it is a family favorite. Especially nice on a hot day. You can make the meat ahead of time a freeze it for those hot days. Hope you enjoy this recipe as much as we do.


1 lb of ground beef
1/2 package of Taco Seasoning
Bag of Fritos Chips
Sharp shredded cheese
Ranch dressing (Hidden Valley Packet)
Head of Lettuce
Can of black beans (drained and rinsed)
Green onions (sliced)


Cook your ground beef in a skillet, when browned add 1/2 package of taco seasoning and 1/4 cup of water. I do the water so it isn't so thick and dry, you can add a little more if you need to. Cut up your lettuce, tomatoes and slice your avocado. On a plate start with the lettuce then add the meat, black beans, onions, tomatoes, avocado slices and pour fritos chips around the sides. Drizzle ranch dressing on top and the top with shredded cheese. 

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  1. This looks awesome. I am definitely going to make this for the family and hopefully it will please everyone!

    1. It is one of my favorite recipes. I love taking it to work with ranch in a side container. YUM!

  2. Oh Dori! My mom made this A LOT when I was a child. One of my favorites! She used to mix it all together with Doritos and regular tortilla chips that were crunched up. There is one thing I would add to your recipe though. Its called Panchos tropicale bit it's made with mustard and vinegar and oregano and lots of other really cool stuff if you ever get to memphis you must try it.


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