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Mexican Taco Salad

Mexican Taco SaladA lively mix of south-of-the border flavors layered in tortilla shells.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 pound ground beef or turkey
1 cup chopped onion
1 cup ORTEGA Salsa - Thick & Chunky (Medium)
3/4 cup water
1 (1.25-ounce) ORTEGA Taco Seasoning Mix - Regular
1 (15-ounce) can kidney or pinto beans, rinsed and drained
1 (4-ounce) can ORTEGA Diced Green Chiles
6 tortilla shells, or 3 cups tortilla chips
6 cups shredded lettuce
3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese - divided use
Guacamole for accompaniment
Chopped tomatoes for accompaniment

Cooking Directions:

  1. Cook beef and onion until beef is browned; drain. Stir in salsa, water and seasoning mix. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cook for 2 to 3 minutes. Stir in beans and chiles.
  2. Layer ingredients as follows in each shell: 1 cup lettuce, 3/4 cup meat mixture, 2 tablespoon cheese, guacamole and tomatoes for garnish.

Makes 6 servings.

Recipe and photograph are the property of Nestlé® and Meals.com, used with permission.