Taco Salad
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Weeknight Taco Salad

Weeknight Taco Salad is quick, easy and quite flavorful due to a secret ingredient in the meat sauce!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Entree, Salad
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Keyword: Best Taco Salad Recipe
Servings: 4 salads
Calories: 100kcal
Author: Anecia Hero - SmartyPantsKitchen


  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1/2 cup red enchilada sauce
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin


  • In a heavy bottom skillet, add oil and onions; saute on medium heat until onions are semi-tender
  • Add beef; cook beef until there is no visible pink; drain beef and onions in colander and return to skillet
  • Add remaining ingredients to beef/onion mixture; cook until mixture has thickened a bit
  • Taste for seasonings; plate over lettuce and garnish with cheddar cheese, tomatoes, avocado, cilantro and/or tortilla chips


Calories: 100kcal