Welcome! If you are new to Jennifer Cooks, I would love for you to sign up for free updates! You can subscribe via Email or RSS Feed. I would also love to connect with you via Facebook , Twitter and Pinterest!

Catalina Taco Salad

Follow Me on Pinterest This taco salad is one of my favorites from my childhood.  I remember my mom making it fairly often, especially for pot luck luncheons at our church.  I love the tangy flavors of the Catalina dressing combined with the salty, crunchy corn chips.  My mom didn’t always add the meat and we liked it just as well, but these days, I generally make mine with ground beef to make a heartier salad.

This recipe grows and grows!  It makes a very large salad and can serve around 12 people.  You can add other ingredients, like avocados, black beans and corn, as well as substitute the beef for cooked, ground turkey or diced chicken.

 

 

 

Catalina Taco Salad

Catalina Taco Salad

Ingredients

  • 8 cups torn romaine lettuce or lettuce blend
  • 1 ½ pounds ground beef
  • 2 cups grated cheddar cheese
  • 1 (15 ounce) can dark red kidney beans, rinsed & drained thoroughly
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes halved
  • 1 cup pitted ripe black olives, drained
  • 1 bunch green onions, sliced
  • 1 (14 ounce) bag Fritos corn chips
  • 1 (24 ounce) bottle Catalina salad dressing

Instructions

  1. In a large skillet, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Set aside and cool slightly while preparing other ingredients.
  2. In a very large serving bowl, combine lettuce, grated cheese, beans, tomatoes, olives, and onions. Toss gently to blend.
  3. Just before serving, add cooked ground beef and corn chips; toss gently to combine with salad ingredients. Begin drizzling salad dressing over salad mixture and lightly toss salad until the desired amount of dressing is used.
Schema/Recipe SEO Data Markup by ZipList Recipe Plugin
http://jennifercooks.com/catalina-taco-salad/

Incoming search terms:

  • taco salad
  • taco salad with fritos
  • taco salad with catalina dressing and fritos
  • taco salad with catalina
  • taco salad with fritos and catalina dressing
  • frito taco salad
  • taco salad with catalina dressing
  • Catalina Salad
  • catalina taco salad fritos
  • taco salad with catalina and fritos
About Jennifer

Jennifer Locklin is the writer of Jennifer Cooks, a vibrant food blog that features all kinds of recipes from home cooking to foods from around the world. She is passionate about cooking and food photography.

6 comments on “Catalina Taco Salad

Speak Your Mind

*

352,885 Spam Comments Blocked so far by Spam Free Wordpress

CommentLuv badge

This blog uses premium CommentLuv which allows you to put your keywords with your name. Use your real name and then @ your keywords.