Mexican Taco Salad

Take everyone's favorite Mexican dish--tacos--and make it a healthy main salad. Bring a Mexican taco salad to your next cookout and watch it disappear.

See Popular Mexican Taco Salad Recipes

Spicy Beef Taco Salad

Better Homes and Gardens

Leftover sloppy joe mixture is transformed into a new meal with the addition of black beans, cheddar cheese, and taco seasoning. Pile it all over lettuce for a main dish salad.

Beef Taco Salad


Classic taco ingredients plus a flavor-packed sauce turn a simple dish into something spectacular.

Total: 35 mins

Layered Taco Salad

Better Homes and Gardens

For a spicier version of this pretty, tiered salad, use Monterey Jack cheese with peppers.

Taco Salad

Better Homes and Gardens

Everyone's favorite Mexican dish is equally delicious in salad form. The tortilla cups are the perfect choice for an edible bowl to hold the cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, and taco sauce.

Spicy Taco Salad

Betty Crocker

Spice up your taco salad with this special recipe that has a pasta twist.

Total: 30 mins

Inside-Out Taco Salad Wraps

Betty Crocker

Wrap up traditional taco fillings in a lettuce leaf for a handheld taco salad.

Total: 30 mins

Zesty Weeknight Fare: Crunchy Chicken Taco Salad

Try this Crunchy Chicken Taco Salad for dinner this week and enjoy a light, yet satisfying Mexican-inspired meal.

Simple Taco Salad


Taco salad comes together quickly when crisp lettuce is topped with seasoned ground beef and beans, cheese, tortilla chips, and zesty tomatoes.

Total: 20 mins

Southwestern Chicken Taco Salad

Tyson® Grilled & Ready® Chicken
Total: 25 mins

Green Chili Chicken Taco Salad

Ladies' Home Journal
Total: 30 mins

Chicken Taco Salad

Midwest Living

You're just 20 minutes away from serving this colorful, crowd-pleasing Mexican salad. Servings vegetarians? Try black beans instead of chicken.

Total: 20 mins

Turkey Taco Salad

Diabetic Living

Who needs dressing when the turkey, bean and salsa blend is so flavorful?

Total: 25 mins

Taco Salad: Make the Takeout

The idea of eating the "bowl" your taco salad comes in is half the fun of ordering one at your favorite Mexican joint. Those curvy crisp tortillas cradling spicy meat, along with beans, lettuce, tomatoes, avocado and a sprinkling of cheese are great one-dish meals, where, yes, the dish is edible. But even though they might have salad as part of their name, the taco salad you eat at the cantina or pick up to go often has a deep-fried shell and is loaded with fat (in the form of huge blobs of sour cream and beans refried in lard.

Vegetarian Taco Salads with Baked Tortilla Bowls

Bring the flavors of your favorite Mexican restaurant home by stuffing a vegetarian taco salad inside a crispy baked tortilla shell.

Southwest Salad

Family Circle

Beef and Bean Taco Salad


Using lean ground beef and no-salt added beans helps make this main dish salad healthier than the typical restaurant version.

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